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(Harrison County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Walden Cemetery ...

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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 Walden Cemetery...

The Walden Cemetery is located in Harrison County. The county seat for Harrison County is located in Gulfport.

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

Lat:   30.5233°   (30° 31' 23")

Lon:   -88.9886°   (-88° 59' 18")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Walden Cemetery.

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


 

  Walden Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Biloxi   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Gautier   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Walden Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Gulfport   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Long Beach   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Mississippi City   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Ocean Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Pass Christian   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Wiggins   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walden Cemetery
 - Located in Stone County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Walden Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Beulah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Bibleway Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Biloxi City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Biloxi Jewish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Biloxi National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Blackwell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Cedar Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Coalville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Collins - McDuffie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Walden Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
D'Iberville Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Dink Lamey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Dobson - Holliman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
First Free Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Floral Hills Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Fountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Free Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Handsboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Johnson - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Johnson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Krohn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Moran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Morris - Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Oaklawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Poplar Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Quave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Ramsey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Ramsey Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Walden Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<3> entry for the Ramsey Springs Cemetery (FAG ID #2288436)
 
Rouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
St. James Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Santa Cruz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Seymour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Walden Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Southern Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Stiglets Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Success Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Swetman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Turkey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
White Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Walden Cemetery
 
Woolmarket Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Walden Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Walden Cemetery.

Biloxi   [Map]Latimer   [Map]North Gulfport   [Map]
Coalville   [Map]Long Beach   [Map]Ocean Springs   [Map]
D'Iberville   [Map]Lorraine Community   [Map]Saint Martin   [Map]
Gulf Hills   [Map]Lyman   [Map]Saucier   [Map]
Gulfport   [Map]Mississippi City   [Map]Wool Market   [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 offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Walden Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Harrison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Mobile County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Tammany Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #705433   (Name of Record: Walden Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Harrison
Lat: 30.5232516     Lon: -88.9886466   [Map]
Elev: 43         Map Name: White Plains

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Harrison County: www.co.harrison.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Walden Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5233, Longitude: -88.9886     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<3>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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