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(George County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Lee Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lee 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 Lee Cemetery...

The Lee 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 Lee Cemetery

Lat:   30.8230°   (30° 49' 22")

Lon:   -88.5036°   (-88° 30' 12")

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

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


 

  Lee Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Lee 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 Lee Cemetery.

Citronelle   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Lee Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Grand Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lee Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Leakesville   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) of the Lee Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Lucedale   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Prichard   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) of the Lee Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Agricola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Cowart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Finch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Finch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Moffet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Moffet Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lee Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Moffetville Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lee Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Movella Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Movella Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Lee Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Pine View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Shipman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lee Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lee Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Lee Cemetery.

Americus   [Map]Eight Mile (AL)   [Map]Martin Bluff   [Map]
Big Point   [Map]Escatawpa   [Map]Prichard (AL)   [Map]
Brewton   [Map]Grand Bay (AL)   [Map]Saint Elmo (AL)   [Map]
Brown Town   [Map]Gulfcrest (AL)   [Map]Saraland (AL)   [Map]
Chickasaw (AL)   [Map]Helena   [Map]Satsuma (AL)   [Map]
Chunchula (AL)   [Map]Hickory Hills   [Map]Semmes (AL)   [Map]
Citronelle (AL)   [Map]Hurley   [Map]Tillmans Corner (AL)   [Map]
Coll Town   [Map]Leakesville   [Map]Vancleave   [Map]
Country Club Village (AL)   [Map]Lucedale   [Map]Wade   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Lee 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    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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 Lee 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 Lee Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #690732   (Name of Record: Lee Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: George
Lat: 30.8229665     Lon: -88.5036297   [Map]
Elev: 68         Map Name: Agricola

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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: 30.8230, Longitude: -88.5036     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lee Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lee 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 beginning 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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