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The location of Pilgrims Rest Cemetery









A visit to the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery ...

The location of the Pilgrims Rest 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 Pilgrims Rest Cemetery ...

The Pilgrims Rest Cemetery is located in Waukesha County. The county seat for Waukesha County is located in Waukesha.

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

Lat:   43.0533°   (43° 3' 11")

Lon:   -88.2248°   (-88° 13' 29")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Waukesha County.

Bark River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Central Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Hartland Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Highland Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Holy Apostles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Mound Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #88515<3>
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
New Berlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Prairie Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Redeemer UCC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
St. Albans Episcopalian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
St. Dominics Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
St. James Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #89035
 
St. Marys Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
St. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Sunnyside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Sunnyside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1970509
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Wisconsin Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Brookfield   [Map]     Merton   [Map]    
Brookfield   [Map]     Merton   [Map]    
Butler   [Map]     Nashotah   [Map]    
Chenequa   [Map]     New Berlin   [Map]    
Delafield   [Map]     Pewaukee   [Map]    
Delafield   [Map]     Pewaukee   [Map]    
Elm Grove   [Map]     Pewaukee West   [Map]    
Genesee   [Map]     Sussex   [Map]    
Genesee   [Map]     Wales   [Map]    
Hartland   [Map]     Waukesha   [Map]    
Lannon   [Map]     Waukesha   [Map]    
Lisbon   [Map]     Wauwatosa   [Map]    
Menomonee Falls   [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 Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Waukesha County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Brookfield   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Delafield   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Elm Grove   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Hartland   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Menomonee Falls   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
New Berlin   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Waukesha   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
 
Wauwatosa   [Map]
 - Located in Milwaukee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrims Rest 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 professional and volunteer 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 Pilgrims Rest Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Waukesha County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lake County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McHenry County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Columbia County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dane County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dodge County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Fond du Lac County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Kenosha County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Milwaukee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Ozaukee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Racine County:     Cyndi's
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Rock County:     Cyndi's
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Sheboygan County:     Cyndi's
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Walworth County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1571405   (Name of Record: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Waukesha
Lat: 43.0533439     Lon: -88.2248146   [Map]
Elev: 274         Map Name: Waukesha

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Waukesha County: www.waukeshacounty.gov/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0533, Longitude: -88.2248     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pilgrims Rest 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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