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(Dunn County, Wisconsin)


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The location of Vanceburg Cemetery

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Profile for the Vanceburg Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Vanceburg 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 Vanceburg Cemetery...

The Vanceburg Cemetery is located in Dunn County. The county seat for Dunn County is located in Menomonie.

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

Lat:   45.1900°   (45° 11' 23")

Lon:   -91.9960°   (-91° 59' 45")

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

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

Boyceville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Clear Lake   [Map]
 - Located in Polk County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Downing   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Glenwood City   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Croix County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Vanceburg Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Akers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Hay River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Reeve Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Solum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Sunset Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Barron County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Vanceburg Cemetery
 
Tollebu Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vanceburg Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Vanceburg Cemetery.

Arland   [Map]Glenwood City   [Map]Sand Creek   [Map]
Boyceville   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Sheridan   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Hay River   [Map]Sherman   [Map]
Clear Lake   [Map]Maple Grove   [Map]Sioux Creek   [Map]
Clear Lake   [Map]New Haven   [Map]Tiffany   [Map]
Dallas   [Map]Otter Creek   [Map]Turtle Lake   [Map]
Dallas   [Map]Prairie Farm   [Map]Twin Town   [Map]
Downing   [Map]Prairie Farm   [Map]Vance Creek   [Map]
Forest   [Map]Ridgeland   [Map]Wheeler   [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 - 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 Vanceburg Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Dunn County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anoka County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chisago County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dakota County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Goodhue County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ramsey County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barron County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buffalo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Burnett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chippewa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Eau Claire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pepin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pierce County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rusk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Croix County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sawyer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Trempealeau County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washburn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1576046   (Name of Record: Vanceburg Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dunn
Lat: 45.1899621     Lon: -91.9960126   [Map]
Elev: 305         Map Name: Ridgeland

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Wisconsin

About Dunn County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dunn County: www.dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/

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



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: 45.1900, Longitude: -91.9960     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Vanceburg Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Vanceburg 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts 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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