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(Saint Francis County, Arkansas)


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The location of Barnishaw Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Barnishaw 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 Barnishaw Cemetery...

The Barnishaw Cemetery is located in Saint Francis County. The county seat for Saint Francis County is located in Forrest City.

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

Lat:   35.1231°   (35° 7' 23")

Lon:   -90.9335°   (-90° 56' 0")

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

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

Brinkley   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Caldwell   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Cotton Plant   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Woodruff County
 
Forrest City   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
McCrory   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Woodruff County
 
Parkin   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Wynne   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Barnishaw Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beazley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Cogbill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Dorriss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Forrest City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Freedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Gaston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Gatlen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Hawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Holly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Woodruff County
 
McElroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
New Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
New Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Stanley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Westley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 
Whitehall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Woodruff County
 
Wynne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barnishaw Cemetery
 - Located in Cross County
 
Yarbo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Barnishaw Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Brinkley   [Map]Goodwin   [Map]McCrory   [Map]
Caldwell   [Map]Gourd Neck   [Map]Palestine   [Map]
Cherry Valley   [Map]Haynes   [Map]Patterson   [Map]
Colt   [Map]Hickory Ridge   [Map]Vanndale   [Map]
Cotton Plant   [Map]Howell   [Map]Wheatley   [Map]
Fargo   [Map]Hunter   [Map]Widener   [Map]
Forrest City   [Map]Madison   [Map]Wynne   [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 websites either 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 Barnishaw Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Saint Francis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Craighead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crittenden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Independence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lonoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mississippi County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Phillips County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poinsett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prairie 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    
Coahoma County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tunica County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

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 Barnishaw 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 Barnishaw Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #83065   (Name of Record: Barnishaw Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Francis
Lat: 35.1231458     Lon: -90.9334505   [Map]
Elev: 63         Map Name: Hawkins

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.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: 35.1231, Longitude: -90.9335     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Barnishaw Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Barnishaw 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 starting from . 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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