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(George County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Gibson Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery...

The Gibson Cemetery is located in George County. The county seat for George County is located in Lucedale.

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

Lat:   30.7841°   (30° 47' 2")

Lon:   -88.6553°   (-88° 39' 19")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery.

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


 

  Gibson Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Gautier   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Leakesville   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Lucedale   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Moss Point   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Ocean Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Gibson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Byrd - Helveston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Fairley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Finch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Mixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
New Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Refuge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Steede Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Gibson Cemetery.

Americus   [Map]Gulf Hills   [Map]McLain   [Map]
Big Point   [Map]Gulf Park Estates   [Map]Moss Point   [Map]
Brewton   [Map]Helena   [Map]Ocean Springs   [Map]
Brown Town   [Map]Hickory Hills   [Map]Orange Grove   [Map]
Coll Town   [Map]Hurley   [Map]Saint Martin   [Map]
D'Iberville   [Map]Latimer   [Map]Semmes (AL)   [Map]
Escatawpa   [Map]Leakesville   [Map]Vancleave   [Map]
Fountainebleau   [Map]Lucedale   [Map]Wade   [Map]
Gautier   [Map]Martin Bluff   [Map]Wilmer (AL)   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Gibson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to George County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mobile County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pearl River County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #670378   (Name of Record: Gibson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: George
Lat: 30.7840783     Lon: -88.6553035   [Map]
Elev: 25         Map Name: Basin

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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: 30.7841, Longitude: -88.6553     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gibson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gibson 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 'straight-line' (or 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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