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Colberk Cemetery
(Lawrence County, Arkansas)


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The location of Colberk Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Colberk 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 Colberk Cemetery...

The Colberk 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 Colberk Cemetery

Lat:   36.0190°   (36° 1' 8")

Lon:   -91.0682°   (-91° 4' 5")

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

Imboden   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Pocahontas   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Portia   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Powhatan   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Ravenden Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Ravenden   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Swifton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Tuckerman   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Walnut Ridge   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Colberk Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Colberk Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lawrence County.

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Arbor Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Clover Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Covington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Crossroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Kissee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Lauderdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Lawrence Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
McNutt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Oak Forest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Portia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Powhatan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Strangers Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Walnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Westphal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Whitlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Colberk Cemetery
 
Whittaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Colberk Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Colberk Cemetery.

Alicia   [Map]Imboden   [Map]Powhatan   [Map]
Black Rock   [Map]Light   [Map]Ravenden   [Map]
Bono   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Saffell   [Map]
Cash   [Map]Minturn   [Map]Sedgwick   [Map]
College City   [Map]O'Kean   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Pocahontas   [Map]Strawberry   [Map]
Hoxie   [Map]Portia   [Map]Swifton   [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 - 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 Colberk 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:

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    
Butler County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Dunklin County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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 Colberk 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 Colberk Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #47899   (Name of Record: Colberk Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 36.0189603     Lon: -91.068179   [Map]
Elev: 77         Map Name: Black Rock

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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: 36.0190, Longitude: -91.0682     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Colberk Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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