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(Greene County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Green Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Green 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 Green Cemetery...

The Green Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Leakesville.

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

Lat:   31.0663°   (31° 3' 58")

Lon:   -88.5720°   (-88° 34' 19")

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

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


 

  Green Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Beaumont   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Citronelle   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Fruitdale   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (AL)
 
Leakesville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Green Cemetery
 
Lucedale   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
New Augusta   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Richton   [Map]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Green Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ball Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Cooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 
Coward Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 
East Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Green Cemetery
 
Eubanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Green Cemetery
 
Green Lodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Green Cemetery
 
Hillman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Green Cemetery
 
Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Green Cemetery
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Green Cemetery
 
Maple - McLeod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Green Cemetery
 
Maples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Green Cemetery
 
Maples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Green Cemetery
 
McInnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 
McIntosh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 
McLeod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Green Cemetery
 
New Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Green Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Green Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Green Cemetery
 
Rocky Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Sandy Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Green Cemetery
 
Sweetwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Green Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Green Cemetery
 
Windburn Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Green Cemetery
 
Woodard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Green Cemetery
 - Located in George County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Green Cemetery.

Americus   [Map]Deer Park (AL)   [Map]Semmes (AL)   [Map]
Beaumont   [Map]Fruitdale (AL)   [Map]Sims Chapel (AL)   [Map]
Brown Town   [Map]Gulfcrest (AL)   [Map]State Line   [Map]
Carson City   [Map]Leakesville   [Map]Tibbie (AL)   [Map]
Chunchula (AL)   [Map]Lucedale   [Map]Vinegar Bend (AL)   [Map]
Citronelle (AL)   [Map]McLain   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Green Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Greene 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    
Choctaw County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Escambia 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    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
George 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 Greene County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Greene 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 Green 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 Green Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #670649   (Name of Record: Green Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 31.066295     Lon: -88.571967   [Map]
Elev: 28         Map Name: Vernal

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Mississippi

About Greene County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 31.0663, Longitude: -88.5720     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Green Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Green 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 starting 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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