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The location of Morning Star Cemetery









A visit to the Morning Star Cemetery ...

The location of the Morning Star 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 Morning Star Cemetery ...

The Morning Star Cemetery is located in Jefferson County. The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Pine Bluff.

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

Lat:   34.2129°   (34° 12' 46")

Lon:   -91.7415°   (-91° 44' 29")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Morning Star Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Atkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Blackman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Bloomy Shade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Brent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Cherry Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Cottondale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Hunters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Marzel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54938<3>
 
Mulberry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
New Gascony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Nickelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Round Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
St. Ruth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Walstein Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Watt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Whites Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Wynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morning Star 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 Morning Star Cemetery.

Altheimer   [Map]     Pinebergen   [Map]    
Bayou Meto   [Map]     Reydell   [Map]    
Crigler   [Map]     Sherrill   [Map]    
Gillett   [Map]     Star City   [Map]    
Gould   [Map]     Sulphur Springs   [Map]    
Grady   [Map]     Tamo   [Map]    
Humphrey   [Map]     Tucker   [Map]    
Meroney   [Map]     Wabbaseka   [Map]    
Moscow   [Map]     White Hall   [Map]    
Pine Bluff   [Map]     Yorktown   [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 Morning Star Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jefferson County.

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

Almyra   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
De Witt   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Gillett   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Gould   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Grady   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Pine Bluff   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Star City   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 
Stuttgart   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morning Star Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 - 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 Morning Star Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Bradley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun 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

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Desha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Drew County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lonoke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Prairie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bolivar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #52198   (Name of Record: Morning Star Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 34.2128757     Lon: -91.7415187   [Map]
Elev: 60         Map Name: Cornerstone

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountyark.com/

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' 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 Morning Star Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2129, Longitude: -91.7415     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Morning Star 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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