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The location of Gays Mills Cemetery









A visit to the Gays Mills Cemetery ...

The location of the Gays Mills 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 Gays Mills Cemetery ...

The Gays Mills Cemetery is located in Crawford County. The county seat for Crawford County is located in Prairie du Chien.

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

Lat:   43.3244°   (43° 19' 27")

Lon:   -90.8393°   (-90° 50' 21")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Gays Mills Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Crawford County.

Barnum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Bell Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Crow Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Eitsert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Fortney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Vernon County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Haney Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Haney Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Hooverson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Kickapoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Montgomeryville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Mook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Mt. Sterling Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
North Clayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
St. Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Towerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Utica Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Whiteaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Yankeetown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gays Mills Cemetery.

Akan   [Map]     Liberty   [Map]    
Bell Center   [Map]     Marietta   [Map]    
Boscobel   [Map]     Mount Sterling   [Map]    
Boscobel   [Map]     Readstown   [Map]    
Boydtown   [Map]     Richwood   [Map]    
Clayton   [Map]     Scott   [Map]    
Eastman   [Map]     Seneca   [Map]    
Eastman   [Map]     Soldiers Grove   [Map]    
Ferryville   [Map]     Sterling   [Map]    
Franklin   [Map]     Steuben   [Map]    
Freeman   [Map]     Sylvan   [Map]    
Gays Mills   [Map]     Utica   [Map]    
Haney   [Map]     Westport   [Map]    
Kickapoo   [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 Gays Mills Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Crawford County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Gays Mills Cemetery.

Boscobel   [Map]
 - Located in Grant County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Gays Mills   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Readstown   [Map]
 - Located in Vernon County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery
 
Soldiers Grove   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gays Mills Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Gays Mills Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Crawford County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allamakee County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clayton County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Delaware County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dubuque County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winneshiek County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Houston County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winona County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Juneau County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
La Crosse County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Richland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sauk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

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 Gays Mills 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 Gays Mills Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1565449   (Name of Record: Gays Mills Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crawford
Lat: 43.3244231     Lon: -90.8392948   [Map]
Elev: 224         Map Name: Gays Mills

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Crawford County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Gays Mills Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3244, Longitude: -90.8393     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gays Mills Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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