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Gosper County Cemeteries


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Amish Mennonite/Yoder Cemetery
Established December 1902
Photos and History
SE 1/4 S10 T6N R21W, Lincoln Pct.
From Smithfield:
Hwy N23, 2 Miles East, 4 Miles South, 1/2 Mile East.
Cawthra Cemetery
Established 1886
West Muddy Pct.
On private land - not accessible by car.
Deer Creek Cemetery
Established 1897
West Muddy Pct.
On private land - not accessible by car.
East Muddy Creek Cemetery
(a.k.a. Snowball Cemetery)
Established December 1888
Photos
W1/2 S8 T5N R23W, Elk Creek Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.4166728 Longitude = -99.9617930
DMS - Latitude = 402500N Longitude = 0995742W
From Elwood:
Hwy. 183, 12 miles South, 4 miles West, 1/2 mile North.
Elwood Cemetery
Established April 1899
Photos (Updated 20 Aug 2009)
SE1, S5, T7N, R22W, Elwood Pct
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.5997284 Longitude = -99.8378980
DMS - Latitude = 403559N Longitude = 0995016W
From Elwood:
At stoplight on Hwy. N23, 1 1/2 miles East, 1/2 mile North.
Fairfield Cemetery
(a.k.a Detenbeck Cemetery & Fanter Union Cemetery)
Established April 1893
NE1/4 S25 T6N R22W, Turkey Creek Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.4672288 Longitude = -99.7553957
DMS - Latitude = 402802N Longitude = 0994519W
From Smithfield:
Hwy. N23, 2 miles East, 4 1/2 miles South, 3 miles West, 1 1/2 miles South.
Highland Union Cemetery
Established November 1889
SE1/4 S32 T5N R21W, Highland Pct.
From Smithfield:
Hwy. N23, 2 miles East, 14 miles South.
Homerville Cemetery
Established 1884
Photo
N1/2 S30 T6N R22W, Turkey Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.4669506 Longitude = -99.8598442
DMS - Latitude = 402801N Longitude = 402801N
From Elwood:
Hwy. N23 7 miles South, 2 miles East, 1 mile South, 1/2 mile West.
Hope Lutheran Cemetery
Established 1892
NW1/4 S23 T7N R21W, Harrison Pct.
From Smithfield:
County road 3 miles straight East.
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Established 1885
NW 1/4 S7 T7N R22W, Union Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.4205620 Longitude = -99.8667891
DMS - Latitude = 402514N Longitude = 0995200W
From Elwood:
Hwy 283, South 10 miles, 1 1/4 mile East, 1/2 mile South.
Keeley Burial Site
Established 1883
SE 1/4 S12 T7N R21W, Harrison Pct.
From Smithfield:
County Road 5 miles East, 1 1/2 miles North, 1/2 mile West.
On private land in field - not accessible by car. Cedar trees mark location.

 

  McGuire Cemetery
Established March 1881
Photos
NW 1/4 S6 T5N R22W, Union Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.4380619 Longitude = -99.8667891
DMS - Latitude = 0995200W Longitude = 0995200W
From Elwood:
Hwy 283, South 10 miles, 1 1/4 miles East. On corner marked by cedar trees.
Miller Cemetery
Established September 1899
SW 1/4 S34 T5N R24W, West Muddy Pct.
From Elwood:
Hwy 283, South 12 Miles, 8 miles West, 4 miles South.
Mt. Zion Cemetery
Established 1899
Photo
SE1/4 S2 T8N R23W, Brace Pct.
From Elwood:
Hwy 283 North from stoplight 5 1/2 miles, 3 miles West, 1 mile North. On West side of Road. May be obscured by crops; gate visible on unimproved road to the West Must walk in - Watch for snakes.
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
(a.k.a. Gosper Cemetery)
Established 1910
Photo
NE 1/4 S28 T6N R23W, East Muddy Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.4663949 Longitude = -99.9254024
DMS - Latitude = 402759N Longitude = 0995531W
From Elwood:
Hwy 283, South 7 miles, 2 miles West, 1 mile South.
Quakerville Cemetery
Established 1886
Photo
NW 1/4 S34 T8N R21W, Bethel Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.6188952 Longitude = -99.8101191
DMS - Latitude = 403708N Longitude = 0994836W
From Elwood:
At stoplight on Hwy N23, East 1 1/2 miles, 1/2 mile North, 3/4 mile East, 1 1/2 miles North. On Private Land - not accessible by car. In field off road, surrounded by iron fence. Not visible from road until crops are harvested. Only 3 graves.
Robb Cemetery (Updated photo page 18 Aug 2009)
Established April 1882
Gravestone Photos & Complete Reading (ca. 1997)
SW1/4 S10 T8N R21W, Robb Pct. Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.6711179 Longitude = -99.6995587
DMS - Latitude = 404016N Longitude = 0994158W
From Smithfield: County Road North 8 miles, 2 miles East, 1 mile South
From Lexington:
Hwy 283, South of River, Canaday Steam Plant Rd 2 miles South, 1/2 mile East, 1 mile South, 2 miles East, 1 mile South. Located on top of hill, Memorial Building across from Cemetery. An expansion of Robb Cemetery is planned.
St. Matthews Lutheran Church Cemetery
Established October 1889
Gravestone Photos
SE 1/4 S31 T5N R23W, Elk Creek Pct.
From Elwood:
Hwy 283, South 12 miles, 2 Miles West, 4 Miles South 1 1/2 Miles West.
Salem Lutheran
(a.k.a. Our Redeemer Cemetery)
Established November 1886
SW1/4 S7 T6N R23W, East Muddy Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.4972278 Longitude = -99.9806822
DMS - Latitude = 402950N Longitude = 0995850W
From Elwood:
Hwy 283, South 6 miles, 5 miles West, 1/4 mile North.
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Established 1886
SW1/4 S10 T5N R21W, Highland Pct.
Map
GPS Coordinates:
DEC - Latitude = 40.4086185 Longitude = -99.7009486
DMS - Latitude = 402431N Longitude = 0994203W
From Smithfield:
Hwy N23, 2 miles East, 5 miles South, 1 mile East, 5 miles South, 1 mile West

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