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(Columbia County, Arkansas)


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Profile for the Baker Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Baker 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Baker Cemetery...

The Baker Cemetery is located in Columbia County. The county seat for Columbia County is located in Magnolia.

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

Lat:   33.1918°   (33° 11' 30")

Lon:   -93.0796°   (-93° 4' 46")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Baker 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 Baker Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Columbia County.

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

El Dorado   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Emerson   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Haynesville   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne Parish (LA)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Junction City   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Stephens   [Map]
 - Located in Ouachita County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Waldo   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Baker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Babbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Beech Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Big Hickory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Chalybeate Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Forest Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2362838<4>
 
Fredonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Free Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Jameson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Kings Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Magnolia Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Marysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 
McClendon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Mt. Holly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Old Bethel / St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Owen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baker Cemetery
 
Traylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Baker Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Baker Cemetery.

College Hill   [Map]Lisbon   [Map]Pace City   [Map]
Dodge City   [Map]Louann   [Map]Philadelphia   [Map]
Dumas City   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Scotland   [Map]
Dykesville (LA)   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]Shongaloo (LA)   [Map]
Emerson   [Map]McNeil   [Map]Stephens   [Map]
Haynesville (LA)   [Map]Mount Holly   [Map]Taylor   [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 Baker Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Columbia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bradley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hempstead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miller County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nevada County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ouachita County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bienville Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bossier Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caddo Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Claiborne Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #46029   (Name of Record: Baker Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Columbia
Lat: 33.1917979     Lon: -93.079609   [Map]
Elev: 75         Map Name: Spotville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 33.1918, Longitude: -93.0796     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Baker Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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