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(Lawrence County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ashby 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 on 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.

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The Location of the Ashby Cemetery...

The Ashby Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Walnut Ridge.

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

Lat:   35.9023°   (35° 54' 8")

Lon:   -91.3204°   (-91° 19' 13")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Ashby Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Batesville   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Independence County
 
Jacksonport   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Newark   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Independence County
 
Newport   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Portia   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Powhatan   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Swifton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Tuckerman   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Ashby Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Captain William Dawson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2394041<5>
 
Durfee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Independence County
 
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53992
 
Godwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Happy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Independence County
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Independence County
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Independence County
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Lancaster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
McNutt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Independence County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Parsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55598
 
Penn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Roe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Sharp County
 
Runyan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Shaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Sharp County
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ashby Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ashby Cemetery
 - Located in Independence County
 
Willmuth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ashby Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ashby Cemetery.

Airport Village   [Map]Grange   [Map]Poughkeepsie   [Map]
Alicia   [Map]Jacksonport   [Map]Powhatan   [Map]
Batesville   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Saffell   [Map]
Black Rock   [Map]Magness   [Map]Sandtown   [Map]
Campbell Station   [Map]Minturn   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Cave City   [Map]Moorefield   [Map]Strawberry   [Map]
Charlotte   [Map]Newark   [Map]Sulphur Rock   [Map]
Cord   [Map]Newport   [Map]Swifton   [Map]
Diaz   [Map]Portia   [Map]Tuckerman   [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 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 - 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 Ashby Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baxter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craighead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Independence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Izard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poinsett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sharp County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
White County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodruff County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howell County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Oregon County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Ripley County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ashby 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 Ashby Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #45953   (Name of Record: Ashby Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 35.9022961     Lon: -91.3204089   [Map]
Elev: 87         Map Name: Strawberry

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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: 35.9023, Longitude: -91.3204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ashby Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ashby 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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<5>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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