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The location of Miner Cemetery









A visit to the Miner Cemetery ...

The location of the Miner 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 Miner Cemetery ...

The Miner Cemetery is located in Columbia County. The county seat for Columbia County is located in Magnolia.

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

Lat:   33.4073°   (33° 24' 26")

Lon:   -93.1629°   (-93° 9' 46")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Miner Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Christopher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Columbia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Free Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Hartsfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Jameson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Miner Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Miner Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Old Bethel / St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Round Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Miner Cemetery
 
St. Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ouachita County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Miner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #56484<3>
 
Tick Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Waldo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Waldrep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Watts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Miner Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Miner Cemetery.

Bluff City   [Map]     Macedonia   [Map]    
Bodcaw   [Map]     Magnolia   [Map]    
Bragg City   [Map]     McKamie   [Map]    
Buckner   [Map]     McNeil   [Map]    
Cale   [Map]     Mount Holly   [Map]    
Camden   [Map]     Pace City   [Map]    
Chidester   [Map]     Philadelphia   [Map]    
College Hill   [Map]     Rosston   [Map]    
Cullendale   [Map]     Stamps   [Map]    
Emerson   [Map]     Stephens   [Map]    
Laneburg   [Map]     Waldo   [Map]    
Lisbon   [Map]     Willisville   [Map]    
Louann   [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 Miner Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Columbia County.

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

Camden   [Map]
 - Located in Ouachita County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Emerson   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Rosston   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Stamps   [Map]
 - Located in Lafayette County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Stephens   [Map]
 - Located in Ouachita County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Miner Cemetery
 
Waldo   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Miner Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Miner Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Columbia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bradley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clark County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hempstead County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Little River County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Miller County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nevada County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ouachita County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #52088   (Name of Record: Miner Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Columbia
Lat: 33.4073447     Lon: -93.1629449   [Map]
Elev: 91         Map Name: Magnolia NW

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Columbia 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 things 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 Miner Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4073, Longitude: -93.1629     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Miner 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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