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A great URL to use when desiring info on WHERE a place is located is the
U.S. Geological Survey site at:
You merely have to fill in the form with what you desire to find.
There are drop-down menus for some of the items to complete for the
search. I filled in what you were looking for:
Feature Name: Walker
County Name: Johnson
State or Territory: Iowa
Feature Type: cemetery
Next click on "send query" and get a match (if it's in their database).
Walker Cemetery is there.
Follow down the page to the label "Show Feature Location." When you
click on that label, you'll get two maps. One that shows where the
cemetery is in the U.S. and a second closeup map. You can zoom in and
out on the second map to see exactly where the cemetery is in relation
to other places.
By using this site, I've found some places that I couldn't find any
other way! Try it and have fun!
Cricket Hackmann wrote:
> Would someone please give me directions on how to get to the Walker Cemetery, in Pleasant Valley township? I don't have any more specific information about it's whereabouts, but I have ancestors buried there, and am interested in making a visit.
Would someone please give me directions on how to get to the Walker Cemetery, in Pleasant Valley township? I don't have any more specific information about it's whereabouts, but I have ancestors buried there, and am interested in making a visit.
You might know that the newspaper above was published between 1882 and about 1971 in Breda, IA and later in Wall Lake, IA.
Now I'm looking for issues of this newspaper between 1916 and 1971 and clippings of obituaries. I would appreciate your answer if you have those items.
The clippings can be send by Email (frisian(a)netins.net) or snail mail to my address (P. O. Box 269, Titonka, Iowa 50480-0269). In return I would send you a translation of the obituary/obituaries.
Thank you very much in advance for your help.
Thanks for bringing our attention to this new info. I see Henry and Eva
McCune are listed. Eva connects to our family. Anyone researching this
Cheryl Westfall wrote:
> Hey everyone! Have you seen what new info is on the Johnson Co. site
> Scroll down to the area called "CENSUS RECORDS" and
> take a look at the listing there. The 1925 Iowa City census is
Hey everyone! Have you seen what new info is on the Johnson Co. site
Scroll down to the area called "CENSUS RECORDS" and
take a look at the listing there. The 1925 Iowa City census is
Thanks so much to the people who labored on this project some
years ago. And many many thanks to the webmaster, Harvey Henry,
for working so hard to make it usable and get it on the site.
Also be sure to check out another link on that same
"CENSUS RECORDS list.
"Johnson Co IAGenWeb Censuses"
You will find other census' for Johnson County are
beginning to be transcribed.
Take a look and please consider volunteering for this
super project. Maybe you just have a special interest in
a particular township in Johnson Co. Just even doing
one or two townships in a census year would help.
Just think how much would get done if 40 or 50 people just
each took on one township in Johnson Co. in different
No, I do not run the project nor am I associated with the website
other than working on a transcription
myself. Other people have given me so much help over the
last 3 years, I feel a need to "pay back!"