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(Desha County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Leach 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 Leach Cemetery...

The Leach 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 Leach Cemetery

Lat:   33.9479°   (33° 56' 52")

Lon:   -91.4579°   (-91° 27' 28")

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

Dumas   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Gillett   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Gould   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Grady   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Star City   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Leach Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Leach Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Boggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Leach Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53129<4>
 
Curtis Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Douglas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Free Gift Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Leach Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172651
 
Gentry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Irby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Leach Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54582
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Madden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Leach Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55103
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Leach Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55115
 
Refeld Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Leach Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55902
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Leach Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Leach Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #56123
 
Skull Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Leach Cemetery
 
Walnut Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Leach 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 Leach Cemetery.

Bayou Meto   [Map]McArthur   [Map]Rohwer   [Map]
Crigler   [Map]Meroney   [Map]Tamo   [Map]
Dumas   [Map]Mitchellville   [Map]Tichnor   [Map]
Gillett   [Map]Pea Ridge   [Map]Tillar   [Map]
Gould   [Map]Pickens   [Map]Tyro   [Map]
Grady   [Map]Reed   [Map]Watson   [Map]
Kelso   [Map]Reydell   [Map]Winchester   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 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 Leach Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Desha County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Ashley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chicot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Cleveland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Drew County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson 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    
Phillips County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prairie 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    
Sunflower County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #51020   (Name of Record: Leach Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Desha
Lat: 33.9478799     Lon: -91.4579   [Map]
Elev: 50         Map Name: Dumas

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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: 33.9479, Longitude: -91.4579     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Leach Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Leach 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 beginning in . 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.

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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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