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Searles Prairie Cemetery
(Juneau County, Wisconsin)


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The location of Searles Prairie Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Searles Prairie Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Searles Prairie 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.

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The Location of the Searles Prairie Cemetery...

The Searles Prairie Cemetery is located in Juneau County. The county seat for Juneau County is located in Mauston.

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

Lat:   44.1514°   (44° 9' 5")

Lon:   -90.0362°   (-90° 2' 10")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Searles Prairie 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 Searles Prairie Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Juneau County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Searles Prairie Cemetery.

Adams   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Friendship   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Necedah   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Nekoosa   [Map]
 - Located in Wood County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Searles Prairie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bay View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Edwardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Meadow Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Monroe Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Novotny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Strongs Prairie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Searles Prairie Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Searles Prairie 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 Searles Prairie Cemetery.

Adams   [Map]Friendship   [Map]Port Edwards   [Map]
Armenia   [Map]Germantown   [Map]Preston   [Map]
Bear Bluff   [Map]Kingston   [Map]Remington   [Map]
Big Flats   [Map]Monroe   [Map]Rome   [Map]
Clearfield   [Map]Necedah   [Map]Saratoga   [Map]
Cranmoor   [Map]Necedah   [Map]Scott   [Map]
Cutler   [Map]Nekoosa   [Map]Seneca   [Map]
Dexter   [Map]Orange   [Map]Strongs Prairie   [Map]
Finley   [Map]Port Edwards   [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 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 Searles Prairie Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Juneau County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Green Lake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
La Crosse County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marathon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marquette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Portage 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    
Waupaca County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Waushara County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1573866   (Name of Record: Searles Prairie Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Juneau
Lat: 44.151354     Lon: -90.0362407   [Map]
Elev: 285         Map Name: New Miner

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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: 44.1514, Longitude: -90.0362     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Searles Prairie Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Searles Prairie 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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