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North Cross Roads Cemetery
(Tishomingo County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the North Cross Roads Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the North Cross Roads 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 North Cross Roads Cemetery...

The North Cross Roads Cemetery is located in Tishomingo County. The county seat for Tishomingo County is located in Iuka.

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

Lat:   34.9212°   (34° 55' 16")

Lon:   -88.2567°   (-88° 15' 24")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the North Cross Roads 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 North Cross Roads Cemetery.

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


 

  North Cross Roads Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the North Cross Roads Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tishomingo County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the North Cross Roads Cemetery.

Burnsville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Cherokee   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County (AL)
 
Corinth   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Alcorn County
 
Iuka   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the North Cross Roads Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Beall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Blackard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Camp Ground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Curtis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Lambs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Moores Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 
Mulberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Opossum Trot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Popular Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Shanghai Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Shanghai Cemetery (FAG ID #18312)
 
Short Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 
Wates Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (AL)
 
Whitehurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the North Cross Roads Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the North Cross Roads Cemetery.

Burnsville   [Map]Farmington   [Map]Rienzi   [Map]
Caryton (AL)   [Map]Glen   [Map]Searcy Town   [Map]
Cherokee (AL)   [Map]Guys (TN)   [Map]Slab Town (TN)   [Map]
Chickasaw (AL)   [Map]Iuka   [Map]Stantonville (TN)   [Map]
Corinth   [Map]Michie (TN)   [Map]Tishomingo   [Map]
Crows Camp (AL)   [Map]Paden   [Map]Waterloo (AL)   [Map]
Doubleheads Village (AL)   [Map]Pyburn (TN)   [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 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 - 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 North Cross Roads Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tishomingo 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    
Franklin 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    
Alcorn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton 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    
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    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chester County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County (TN):       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    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry 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 Tishomingo County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi

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 North Cross Roads 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 North Cross Roads Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #689953   (Name of Record: North Cross Roads Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tishomingo
Lat: 34.921199     Lon: -88.2567087   [Map]
Elev: 148         Map Name: Doskie

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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: 34.9212, Longitude: -88.2567     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the North Cross Roads Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for North Cross Roads 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 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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<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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