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(Saint Francis County, Arkansas)


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The location of Gaston Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Gaston Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Gaston 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 Gaston Cemetery...

The Gaston 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 Gaston Cemetery

Lat:   35.0170°   (35° 1' 1")

Lon:   -90.9690°   (-90° 58' 8")

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

Brinkley   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Caldwell   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Cotton Plant   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Forrest City   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Marianna   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
McCrory   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Wynne   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gaston Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gaston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Barnishaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Elcana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Forrest City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Forrest Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Freedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Gill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Goodwin Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54068<4>
 
Henard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #583206
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Mars Hill Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Stanley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Waldrop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gaston Cemetery
 
Westley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gaston 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 Gaston Cemetery.

Aubrey   [Map]Forrest City   [Map]Marianna   [Map]
Brinkley   [Map]Goodwin   [Map]Monroe   [Map]
Caldwell   [Map]Haynes   [Map]Moro   [Map]
Colt   [Map]Howell   [Map]Palestine   [Map]
Cotton Plant   [Map]Hunter   [Map]Wheatley   [Map]
Fargo   [Map]Madison   [Map]Widener   [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 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 - 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 Gaston 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    
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 Gaston 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 Gaston Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #83157   (Name of Record: Gaston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Francis
Lat: 35.0170369     Lon: -90.969007   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Hawkins

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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: 35.0170, Longitude: -90.9690     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gaston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gaston 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' distance that stretches from . 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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<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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