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(Jackson County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Wilson Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery...

The Wilson Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Pascagoula.

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

Lat:   30.6855°   (30° 41' 7")

Lon:   -88.8081°   (-88° 48' 29")

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

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


 

  Wilson Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Biloxi   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Harrison County
 
Gautier   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Lucedale   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Ocean Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Wiggins   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Stone County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Wilson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Johnson - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Harrison County
 
Ladner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Piney Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in George County
 
Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Ramsey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Harrison County
 
Ramsey Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Ramsey Springs Cemetery (FAG ID #2288436)
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Stone County
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Wilkerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Wittington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Stone County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Wilson Cemetery.

Americus   [Map]Gulf Hills   [Map]Ocean Springs   [Map]
Big Point   [Map]Gulf Park Estates   [Map]Saint Martin   [Map]
Biloxi   [Map]Helena   [Map]Saucier   [Map]
Brewton   [Map]Hickory Hills   [Map]Vancleave   [Map]
Coalville   [Map]Hurley   [Map]Wade   [Map]
Coll Town   [Map]Latimer   [Map]Wiggins   [Map]
D'Iberville   [Map]Lorraine Community   [Map]Wool Market   [Map]
Fountainebleau   [Map]Lucedale   [Map]Wortham   [Map]
Gautier   [Map]Martin Bluff   [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 first visit 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 Wilson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson 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    
Washington County (AL):       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    
Harrison 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 Jackson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Jackson 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 Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #705445   (Name of Record: Wilson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 30.6854699     Lon: -88.8080869   [Map]
Elev: 34         Map Name: Vestry

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The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.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: 30.6855, Longitude: -88.8081     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Wilson 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 'point-to-point' distance 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.

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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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