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(Phillips County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Coffee Creek 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 Coffee Creek Cemetery...

The Coffee Creek Cemetery is located in Phillips County. The county seat for Phillips County is located in Helena.

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

Lat:   34.4593°   (34° 27' 33")

Lon:   -90.9104°   (-90° 54' 37")

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

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

Friars Point   [Map]
 - Located in Coahoma County (MS)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Helena   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
West Helena   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Coffee Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ashberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Connells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Gill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Hell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Lightfoot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Lone Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Mariah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55178<4>
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Shavery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
New Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Pastel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Schaffhauser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Section Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Smalley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Tucker Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery
 
Valley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Coffee Creek Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Coffee Creek Cemetery.

Aubrey   [Map]LaGrange   [Map]Pine City   [Map]
Barton   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]Poplar Grove   [Map]
Crockett's Bluff   [Map]Lambrook   [Map]Rondo   [Map]
Elaine   [Map]Lexa   [Map]Saint Charles   [Map]
Ethel   [Map]Marvell   [Map]Turkey Scratch   [Map]
Friars Point (MS)   [Map]Mellwood   [Map]Turner   [Map]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]Old Town   [Map]Wabash   [Map]
Helena   [Map]Oneida   [Map]West Helena   [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 turn to 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 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 Coffee Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Phillips County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Crittenden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Desha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lonoke 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    
Prairie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Francis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodruff County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bolivar County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coahoma County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Panola County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sunflower County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallahatchie County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tate County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tunica County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #65515   (Name of Record: Coffee Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Phillips
Lat: 34.4592679     Lon: -90.9103916   [Map]
Elev: 57         Map Name: Watkins Corner

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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: 34.4593, Longitude: -90.9104     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Coffee Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Coffee Creek 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 begins in . 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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