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The location of Massey Cemetery









A visit to the Massey Cemetery ...

The location of the Massey 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 Massey Cemetery ...

The Massey 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 Massey Cemetery

Lat:   36.0148°   (36° 0' 53")

Lon:   -91.3243°   (-91° 19' 27")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Massey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ashby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Bratcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Coffman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Massey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53992<3>
 
Godwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Hillhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
James Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Massey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54523
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Lancaster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Marvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Massey Cemetery
 
McAdams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Massey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54967
 
McNutt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Massey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55241
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Massey Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Parsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Massey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55598
 
Parsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Penn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Roe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Runyan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Shaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Massey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2405104
 
Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Wilkerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Massey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #56828
 
Willmuth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Massey Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Massey Cemetery.

Alicia   [Map]     Portia   [Map]    
Black Rock   [Map]     Poughkeepsie   [Map]    
Cave City   [Map]     Powhatan   [Map]    
Charlotte   [Map]     Ravenden   [Map]    
Cord   [Map]     Saffell   [Map]    
Evening Shade   [Map]     Sandtown   [Map]    
Grange   [Map]     Sidney   [Map]    
Hoxie   [Map]     Smithville   [Map]    
Imboden   [Map]     Strawberry   [Map]    
Lynn   [Map]     Swifton   [Map]    
Minturn   [Map]     Williford   [Map]    
Pfeiffer   [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 Massey 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 Massey Cemetery.

Imboden   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Portia   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Powhatan   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Ravenden   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Swifton   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Tuckerman   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Massey Cemetery
 
Walnut Ridge   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Massey Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 Massey Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baxter County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cleburne County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Craighead County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fulton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Independence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Izard County:     Cyndi's
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Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Poinsett County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Sharp County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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White County:     Cyndi's
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Woodruff County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Howell County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Oregon County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Ripley County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #51736   (Name of Record: Massey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 36.0147939     Lon: -91.3242986   [Map]
Elev: 87         Map Name: Smithville

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Lawrence 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Massey Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0148, Longitude: -91.3243     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Massey Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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