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The location of Union Cemetery









A visit to the Union Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Union Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Union Cemetery (FAG ID #1638206)

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 Union Cemetery ...

The Union Cemetery is located in Milwaukee County. The county seat for Milwaukee County is located in Milwaukee.

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

Lat:   43.0775°   (43° 4' 39")

Lon:   -87.9345°   (-87° 56' 4")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Union Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arlington Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1962498
 
Beth Hamedrosh Hagodel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2269913
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #87664
 
Ever - Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Fairview Mausoleum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Forest Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Glen Oaks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #87884
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Graceland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Green Tree Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #88177
 
Holy Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Honey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Lavise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #213246
 
Mound Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #88515
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #88492
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Pinelawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Resthaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Cemetery
 
St. Adalberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #88884
 
St. Anthony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Cemetery
 
St. Catherine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2142330
 
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Union Cemetery
 
Second Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ozaukee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Union Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Valhalla Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #89454
 
Wanderers Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Wauwatosa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
West Granville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Wisconsin Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Wood National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109442
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Union Cemetery.

Bayside   [Map]     Menomonee Falls   [Map]    
Brookfield   [Map]     Mequon   [Map]    
Brookfield   [Map]     Milwaukee   [Map]    
Brown Deer   [Map]     New Berlin   [Map]    
Butler   [Map]     River Hills   [Map]    
Cudahy   [Map]     Saint Francis   [Map]    
Elm Grove   [Map]     Shorewood   [Map]    
Fox Point   [Map]     South Milwaukee   [Map]    
Glendale   [Map]     Thiensville   [Map]    
Greendale   [Map]     Wauwatosa   [Map]    
Greenfield   [Map]     West Allis   [Map]    
Hales Corners   [Map]     West Milwaukee   [Map]    
Lannon   [Map]     Whitefish Bay   [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 Union Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Milwaukee County.

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

Brookfield   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Cudahy   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Elm Grove   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Greendale   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Greenfield   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Menomonee Falls   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Milwaukee   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
New Berlin   [Map]
 - Located in Waukesha County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Shorewood   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 
South Milwaukee   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Wauwatosa   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
West Allis   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Whitefish Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 Union Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Milwaukee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Lake County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McHenry County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dodge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fond du Lac County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kenosha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ozaukee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Racine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sheboygan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walworth County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waukesha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin,
Cemeteries of Milwaukee County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Wisconsin
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Wisconsin
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Union Cemetery (FAG ID #1638206)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin,
Cemeteries of Milwaukee 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 Union Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Union Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Union 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 Union Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1575869   (Name of Record: Union Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Milwaukee
Lat: 43.0786233     Lon: -87.9348082   [Map]
Elev: 219         Map Name: Milwaukee

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #1638206

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Milwaukee County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Milwaukee County: www.co.milwaukee.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<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 'point-to-point' distance. 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 Union Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0775, Longitude: -87.9345     [Map].

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