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(Clarke County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Providence Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Providence 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 Providence Cemetery...

The Providence Cemetery is located in Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Quitman.

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

Lat:   31.9421°   (31° 56' 31")

Lon:   -88.5603°   (-88° 33' 37")

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

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


 

  Providence Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bladon Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County (AL)
 
Butler   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County (AL)
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Shubuta   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Providence Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Bass Everett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Bass Everett Cemetery (FAG ID #57875)
 
Bethea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Carmichael Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Chaparral Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Elim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Gandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Heard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Jehu Oscar Everitt Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Mannassa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Matherville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Mt. Levy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Scotch Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scotch Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #62640)
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Stagg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 
White Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Zion Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Providence Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Providence Cemetery.

Aquilla (AL)   [Map]Lisman (AL)   [Map]Shubuta   [Map]
Bolinger (AL)   [Map]Mehaffey (AL)   [Map]Silas (AL)   [Map]
Butler (AL)   [Map]Melvin (AL)   [Map]Stafford Springs   [Map]
Cullomburg (AL)   [Map]Needham (AL)   [Map]Stonewall   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Orange   [Map]Toxey (AL)   [Map]
Gilbertown (AL)   [Map]Pachuta   [Map]Vossburg   [Map]
Junction City   [Map]Quitman   [Map]Waynesboro   [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 Providence Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Clarke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marengo County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter 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    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith 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 Clarke County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Clarke 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 Providence 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 Providence Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #709462   (Name of Record: Providence Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.9420964     Lon: -88.5603124   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Carmichael

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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: 31.9421, Longitude: -88.5603     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Providence Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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