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(Crawford County, Wisconsin)


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The location of Pleasant Mound Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Pleasant Mound Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Pleasant Mound Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Pleasant Mound Cemetery...

The Pleasant Mound 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 Pleasant Mound Cemetery

Lat:   43.1633°   (43° 9' 47")

Lon:   -90.7632°   (-90° 45' 47")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Pleasant Mound Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Pleasant Mound 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 Pleasant Mound Cemetery.

Boscobel   [Map]
 - Located in Grant County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Fennimore   [Map]
 - Located in Grant County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Gays Mills   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Wauzeka   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Bell Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Grant County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Boydtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Brechler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Grant County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Crow Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Crown Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Grant County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Haney Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Haney Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Haskins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richland County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Posey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Rosendale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
St. Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Sand Prairie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richland County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Wauzeka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #186577<4>
 
Wayne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
West Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richland County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Mound Cemetery
 
Whiteaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Mound 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 Pleasant Mound Cemetery.

Bell Center   [Map]Haney   [Map]Scott   [Map]
Blue River   [Map]Hickory Grove   [Map]Seneca   [Map]
Boscobel   [Map]Marietta   [Map]Steuben   [Map]
Boscobel   [Map]Marion   [Map]Watterstown   [Map]
Boydtown   [Map]Millville   [Map]Wauzeka   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Wauzeka   [Map]
Eastman   [Map]Mount Ida   [Map]Westport   [Map]
Eastman   [Map]Mount Sterling   [Map]Woodman   [Map]
Fennimore   [Map]Muscoda   [Map]Woodman   [Map]
Gays Mills   [Map]Richwood   [Map] 

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

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 Pleasant Mound Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Crawford County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allamakee County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clayton County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Delaware County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dubuque County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winneshiek County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jo Daviess County (IL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Iowa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Juneau County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
La Crosse County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Richland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sauk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vernon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1571617   (Name of Record: Pleasant Mound Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crawford
Lat: 43.1633164     Lon: -90.7631826   [Map]
Elev: 348         Map Name: Steuben

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1633, Longitude: -90.7632     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pleasant Mound Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pleasant Mound Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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