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The location of McArthur Cemetery









A visit to the McArthur Cemetery ...

The location of the McArthur 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 McArthur Cemetery ...

The McArthur 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 McArthur Cemetery

Lat:   33.6929°   (33° 41' 34")

Lon:   -91.3296°   (-91° 19' 46")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the McArthur Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Beasley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Bogue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Bogue Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Bowie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Eutaw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Jefferson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Kelso Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Loggy Bayou Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
McCool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Newton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55436<3>
 
Palestine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Rohwer Relocation Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Rolling Water Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Seven Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Tillar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the McArthur 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 McArthur Cemetery.

Arkansas City   [Map]     Napoleon   [Map]    
Benoit (MS)   [Map]     Pea Ridge   [Map]    
Christmas (MS)   [Map]     Pickens   [Map]    
Dermott   [Map]     Reed   [Map]    
Dumas   [Map]     Rohwer   [Map]    
Grapeland (MS)   [Map]     Rosedale (MS)   [Map]    
Kelso   [Map]     Scott (MS)   [Map]    
McArthur   [Map]     Tillar   [Map]    
McGehee   [Map]     Watson   [Map]    
Mitchellville   [Map]     Winchester   [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 McArthur 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 McArthur Cemetery.

Dermott   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Dumas   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Gould   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Napoleon - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McArthur Cemetery
 
Rosedale   [Map]
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McArthur Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 - 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 McArthur 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

 
Phillips County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     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

 
Sharkey 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 McArthur 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 McArthur Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #63846   (Name of Record: McArthur Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Desha
Lat: 33.6928862     Lon: -91.3295619   [Map]
Elev: 46         Map Name: McArthur

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Desha County

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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 McArthur Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6929, Longitude: -91.3296     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McArthur 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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