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The location of St. Philomene Cemetery









A visit to the St. Philomene Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Philomene 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 St. Philomene Cemetery ...

The St. Philomene Cemetery is located in Marathon County. The county seat for Marathon County is located in Wausau.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the St. Philomene Cemetery

Lat:   44.9283°   (44° 55' 41")

Lon:   -89.2334°   (-89° 14' 0")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the St. Philomene Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethany Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shawano County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
Eland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
Forest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shawano County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
Forestville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
Leiskau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shawano County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
St. Boniface Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shawano County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
St. Francis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shawano County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the St. Philomene 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 St. Philomene Cemetery.

Almon   [Map]     Hatley   [Map]    
Aniwa   [Map]     Hewitt   [Map]    
Aniwa   [Map]     Hutchins   [Map]    
Birnamwood   [Map]     Mattoon   [Map]    
Birnamwood   [Map]     Morris   [Map]    
Bowler   [Map]     Norrie   [Map]    
Easton   [Map]     Norwood   [Map]    
Eland   [Map]     Plover   [Map]    
Elderon   [Map]     Reid   [Map]    
Elderon   [Map]     Ringle   [Map]    
Franzen   [Map]     Rolling   [Map]    
Germania   [Map]     Wittenberg   [Map]    
Harrison   [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 St. Philomene Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Marathon County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the St. Philomene Cemetery.

Birnamwood   [Map]
 - Located in Shawano County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
Bowler   [Map]
 - Located in Shawano County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Philomene Cemetery
 
Wittenberg   [Map]
 - Located in Shawano County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Philomene Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 St. Philomene Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marathon County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Forest County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Langlade County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marinette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Menominee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Oconto County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Oneida County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Outagamie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Portage County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shawano County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Taylor County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waupaca County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waushara County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wood County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin,
Cemeteries of Marathon 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 St. Philomene 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 St. Philomene Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1573552   (Name of Record: Saint Philomene Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marathon
Lat: 44.9283038     Lon: -89.2334471   [Map]
Elev: 405         Map Name: Birnamwood

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.wi.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the St. Philomene Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9283, Longitude: -89.2334     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Philomene Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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