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The location of Holy Rosary Cemetery









A visit to the Holy Rosary Cemetery ...

The location of the Holy Rosary 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 Holy Rosary Cemetery ...

The Holy Rosary Cemetery is located in Lafayette County. The county seat for Lafayette County is located in Darlington.

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

Lat:   42.6947°   (42° 41' 40")

Lon:   -90.1173°   (-90° 7' 2")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Holy Rosary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lafayette County.

Andrews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Apple Grove Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Fayette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Gratiot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Kenneltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Kingsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Lamont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Pillings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
St. Marys Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
St. Matthew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #89119<3>
 
St. Michaels Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Schwartz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #89244
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
West Wiota Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Willow Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Willow Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Apple River (IL)   [Map]     Kendall   [Map]    
Argyle   [Map]     Lamont   [Map]    
Argyle   [Map]     Mineral Point   [Map]    
Belmont   [Map]     Mineral Point   [Map]    
Belmont   [Map]     Monticello   [Map]    
Blanchard   [Map]     New Diggings   [Map]    
Calamine   [Map]     Seymour   [Map]    
Darlington   [Map]     Shullsburg   [Map]    
Darlington   [Map]     Shullsburg   [Map]    
Elk Grove   [Map]     Waldwick   [Map]    
Fayette   [Map]     White Oak Springs   [Map]    
Fort Gratiot   [Map]     Willow Springs   [Map]    
Gratiot   [Map]     Wiota   [Map]    
Gratiot   [Map]     Wiota   [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 Holy Rosary Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lafayette County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Apple River   [Map]
 - Located in Jo Daviess County (IL)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Argyle   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Darlington   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Gratiot   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Mineral Point   [Map]
 - Located in Iowa County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery
 
Shullsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holy Rosary Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Holy Rosary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lafayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clayton County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clinton County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dubuque County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jo Daviess County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ogle County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stephenson County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winnebago County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dane County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Green County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Richland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sauk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin,
Cemeteries of Lafayette 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 Holy Rosary 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 Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1566618   (Name of Record: Holy Rosary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lafayette
Lat: 42.6947229     Lon: -90.1173481   [Map]
Elev: 289         Map Name: Darlington

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 'straight-line' (or 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 Holy Rosary Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6947, Longitude: -90.1173     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Holy Rosary Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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