(Grant County, Wisconsin)
The location of Prairie Cemetery
The Location of the Prairie Cemetery...
The Prairie Cemetery is located in Grant County. The county seat for Grant County is located in Lancaster.
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Prairie Cemetery
Lat: 42.9895° (42° 59' 22")
Lon: -90.6752° (-90° 40' 30")
Establishment of the Prairie Cemetery ...
The Prairie Cemetery was established in 1852.
Nearby communities with newspapers ...
The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Prairie Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Grant County.
More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Prairie Cemetery.
|Boscobel [Map] |
| - || Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) of the Prairie Cemetery |
|Fennimore [Map] |
| - || Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prairie Cemetery |
|Lancaster [Map] |
| - || Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Prairie Cemetery |
|Montfort [Map] |
| - || Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Prairie Cemetery |
|Wauzeka [Map] |
| - || Located in Crawford County |
| - || Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Cemetery |
List of the closest cemeteries ...
We know of 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Prairie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.
Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Grant County.
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 Prairie Cemetery.
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 like to 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 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 Prairie Cemetery:
For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:
These pages are specific to Grant County:
Genealogy information for nearby counties:
Cemetery Information and Directories for 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.
Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Prairie Cemetery ...
While our initial data for the Prairie Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Prairie Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Prairie Cemetery.
Referenced GNIS Record ...
GNIS ID #1571870 (Name of Record: Prairie Cemetery)
Lat: 42.9894326 Lon: -90.6754041 [Map]
Elev: 372 Map Name: Fennimore
Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry: FAG ID #88775
|<1>||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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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . 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 Prairie Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9895, Longitude: -90.6752 [Map].
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