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(Greene County, Arkansas)


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The location of Lafe Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lafe 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 Lafe Cemetery...

The Lafe Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Paragould.

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

Lat:   36.1948°   (36° 11' 41")

Lon:   -90.5148°   (-90° 30' 53")

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

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

Cardwell   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Dunklin County (MO)
 
Corning   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Greenway   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Marmaduke   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Paragould   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Piggott   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Rector   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Senath   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Dunklin County (MO)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Cudd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Friends Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Gainesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Hartsoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Hartsoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Harveys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Linwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Morrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Mountain Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Purcel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Talken Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lafe Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lafe Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Lafe Cemetery.

Arbyrd (MO)   [Map]Delaplaine   [Map]O'Kean   [Map]
Beech Grove   [Map]Greenway   [Map]Oak Grove Heights   [Map]
Biggers   [Map]Knobel   [Map]Paragould   [Map]
Brookland   [Map]Lafe   [Map]Peach Orchard   [Map]
Cardwell (MO)   [Map]Light   [Map]Rector   [Map]
Corning   [Map]Marmaduke   [Map]Reyno   [Map]
Datto   [Map]McDougal   [Map]Senath (MO)   [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 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 - 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 Lafe Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craighead 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    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mississippi 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    
Butler County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Carter County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Dunklin County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
New Madrid County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Oregon County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pemiscot County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Ripley County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Stoddard County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #50934   (Name of Record: Lafe Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 36.1947874     Lon: -90.514829   [Map]
Elev: 102         Map Name: Lafe

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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: 36.1948, Longitude: -90.5148     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lafe Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lafe 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 starting 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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