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The location of Jones Cemetery









A visit to the Jones Cemetery ...

The location of the Jones Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Jones Cemetery ...

The Jones Cemetery is located in Desha County. The county seat for Desha County is located in Arkansas City.

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

Lat:   33.9248°   (33° 55' 29")

Lon:   -91.3421°   (-91° 20' 31")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Jones Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Jones Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Coose / Menard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55063<4>
 
Gardener Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53989
 
Gentry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Irby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Leach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55103
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55115
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Old Menard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2376658
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Refeld Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55902
 
Rolling Water Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Skull Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Jones 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 Jones Cemetery.

Dumas   [Map]     Reed   [Map]    
Gillett   [Map]     Reydell   [Map]    
Gould   [Map]     Rohwer   [Map]    
Kelso   [Map]     Rosedale (MS)   [Map]    
McArthur   [Map]     Snow Lake   [Map]    
McGehee   [Map]     Tichnor   [Map]    
Mitchellville   [Map]     Tillar   [Map]    
Napoleon   [Map]     Watson   [Map]    
Pea Ridge   [Map]     Winchester   [Map]    
Pickens   [Map]     Wright (MS)   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Jones Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Desha County.

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

Dumas   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Gillett   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Gould   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Grady   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jones Cemetery
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Napoleon - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery
 
Rosedale   [Map]
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Jones Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Desha County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Ashley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bradley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chicot County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cleveland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Drew County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lonoke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Prairie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bolivar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coahoma County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sunflower County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #50717   (Name of Record: Jones Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Desha
Lat: 33.9248254     Lon: -91.3420632   [Map]
Elev: 47         Map Name: Watson

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Desha County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Jones Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9248, Longitude: -91.3421     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jones Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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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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