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Bourland Cemetery
(Itawamba County, Mississippi)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bourland 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 upon 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Bourland Cemetery...

The Bourland Cemetery is located in Itawamba County. The county seat for Itawamba County is located in Fulton.

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

Lat:   34.1562°   (34° 9' 22")

Lon:   -88.4248°   (-88° 25' 29")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bourland Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Bourland Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Bourland Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Bourland Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Itawamba County.

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

Aberdeen   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Cotton Gin Port - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Nettleton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Okolona   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Chickasaw County
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Tupelo   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bourland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Burdine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Clover Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Conwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Conwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Cowley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Dorsey Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Dyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Francis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Hardin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Hussey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Keys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Maxey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Maxie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
New Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Orr - Patterson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Palestine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Reeds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Shumpert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Silome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Smithville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Tilden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Whiteside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Wiygul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bourland Cemetery
 
Wylie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bourland Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bourland Cemetery.

Amory   [Map]Mantachie   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Detroit (AL)   [Map]Nettleton   [Map]Tremont   [Map]
Fulton   [Map]Oakland   [Map]Tupelo   [Map]
Hatley   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]Verona   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 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 Bourland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Itawamba County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Oktibbeha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pontotoc County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Bourland 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 Bourland Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #667467   (Name of Record: Bourland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Itawamba
Lat: 34.1562177     Lon: -88.4247673   [Map]
Elev: 105         Map Name: Beans Ferry

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Itawamba County: www.co.itawamba.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.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: 34.1562, Longitude: -88.4248     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bourland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bourland 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 begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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