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(Monroe County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Moore Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Moore 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 Moore Cemetery...

The Moore Cemetery is located in Monroe County. The county seat for Monroe County is located in Aberdeen.

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

Lat:   33.7348°   (33° 44' 5")

Lon:   -88.5617°   (-88° 33' 42")

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

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


 

  Moore Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aberdeen   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Cotton Gin Port - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Houston   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Chickasaw County
 
Nettleton   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Okolona   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Chickasaw County
 
Starkville   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Oktibbeha County
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
West Point   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Moore Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Buckingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Concord #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Concord #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Duke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Morton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Mountain Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Paine Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Strong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Strong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Vinton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Moore Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Moore Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Aberdeen   [Map]Columbus   [Map]Okolona   [Map]
Amory   [Map]Cotton Gin Port   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Artesia   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Starkville   [Map]
Bent Oak   [Map]Gattman   [Map]Vernon (AL)   [Map]
Caledonia   [Map]Hatley   [Map]Vinton   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Nettleton   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Clayton Village   [Map]New Hope   [Map]Wren   [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 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 - 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 Moore Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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    
Marion County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County (AL):       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    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba 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    
Noxubee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #673777   (Name of Record: Moore Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 33.7348381     Lon: -88.5617112   [Map]
Elev: 79         Map Name: Strong

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The Communities of Mississippi

About Monroe County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

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: 33.7348, Longitude: -88.5617     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Moore Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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