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The location of Bruce Protestant Cemetery









A visit to the Bruce Protestant Cemetery ...

The location of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery ...

The Bruce Protestant Cemetery is located in Rusk County. The county seat for Rusk County is located in Ladysmith.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery

Lat:   45.4636°   (45° 27' 48")

Lon:   -91.2721°   (-91° 16' 19")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bruce Protestant Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Rusk County.

Apollonia Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Apollonia Protestant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Assumption Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Blue Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Holy Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Island Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Mud Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Old Ladysmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Polish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Riverside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
St. Anns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
St. Francis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
St.s Peter & Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Servants of Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Tony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Weyerhauser Protestant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery.

Atlanta   [Map]     Murry   [Map]    
Big Bend   [Map]     Rusk   [Map]    
Birch Creek   [Map]     Strickland   [Map]    
Bruce   [Map]     Stubbs   [Map]    
Conrath   [Map]     Thornapple   [Map]    
Dewey   [Map]     Tony   [Map]    
Exeland   [Map]     Washington   [Map]    
Flambeau   [Map]     Weirgor   [Map]    
Grant   [Map]     Weyerhaeuser   [Map]    
Grow   [Map]     Wilkinson   [Map]    
Hubbard   [Map]     Willard   [Map]    
Ladysmith   [Map]     Wilson   [Map]    
Meteor   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rusk County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Bruce Protestant Cemetery.

Exeland   [Map]
 - Located in Sawyer County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery
 
Ladysmith   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Bruce Protestant Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Rusk County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barron County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Burnett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chippewa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dunn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Eau Claire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Price County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sawyer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washburn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin,
Cemeteries of Rusk County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Wisconsin
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Wisconsin
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Wisconsin

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Bruce Protestant Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Bruce Protestant Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1867769   (Name of Record: Bruce Protestant Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rusk
Lat: 45.4635755     Lon: -91.2720995   [Map]
Elev: 338         Map Name: Bruce

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Rusk County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rusk County: www.ruskcounty.org/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bruce Protestant Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4636, Longitude: -91.2721     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bruce Protestant Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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