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Locust Tree Cemetery
(Itawamba County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Locust Tree Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Locust Tree 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 Locust Tree Cemetery...

The Locust Tree 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 Locust Tree Cemetery

Lat:   34.4423°   (34° 26' 32")

Lon:   -88.2814°   (-88° 16' 53")

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

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


 

  Locust Tree Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Baldwyn   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Booneville   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Prentiss County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Iuka   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Locust Tree Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Belmont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Benefield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Bonds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Brumley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Prentiss County
 
Burges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Burgess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Burnt Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Byram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Castleberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Caveness Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Prentiss County
 
Cotton Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
East Prentiss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Prentiss County
 
Epps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Fairview Cemetery (FAG ID #59254)
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Prentiss County
 
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Joel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
McRae Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Prentiss County
 
Pates Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Prentiss County
 
Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Sandy Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Saucer Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Prentiss County
 
Tharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Locust Tree Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Locust Tree Cemetery.

Baldwyn   [Map]Good Springs (AL)   [Map]Paden   [Map]
Belmont   [Map]Lake City   [Map]Red Bay (AL)   [Map]
Burntout (AL)   [Map]Mantachie   [Map]Tishomingo   [Map]
Denton (AL)   [Map]Marietta   [Map]Tremont   [Map]
Fulton   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Vina (AL)   [Map]
Golden   [Map]Oakland   [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 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Locust Tree 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    
Lauderdale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence 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    
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    
Chickasaw 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      
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    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       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 Locust Tree 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 Locust Tree Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #672759   (Name of Record: Locust Tree Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Itawamba
Lat: 34.4423212     Lon: -88.2814337   [Map]
Elev: 146         Map Name: Fulton NE

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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: 34.4423, Longitude: -88.2814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Locust Tree Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Locust Tree 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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