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The location of Mound Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mound 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 Mound Cemetery...

The Mound 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 Mound Cemetery

Lat:   33.6198°   (33° 37' 11")

Lon:   -91.2004°   (-91° 12' 1")

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

Dermott   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Chicot County
 
Greenville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (MS)
 
Lake Village   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Chicot County
 
Leland   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (MS)
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Napoleon - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Rosedale   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mound Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Chicot County
 
Asia Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Beasley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Bogue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Bowie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Buckner Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (MS)
 
Burrus Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Clark Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Dean Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Dickerson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Egypt Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Eutaw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Forkland Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (MS)
 
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Kelso Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mound Cemetery
 
McArthur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mound Cemetery
 
McCool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Miles Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Mt. Cazy Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (MS)
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Old Grange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Chicot County
 
Old Mt. Tabor Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (MS)
 
Old Stone Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Palestine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Parthenia Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Pleasant Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Chicot County
 
Rohwer Relocation Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mound Cemetery
 
St. Thomas Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2567616<4>
 
Speckter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Ward Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 
Warrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mound Cemetery
 
Williams Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mound Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (MS)

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 Mound Cemetery.

Arkansas City   [Map]Kelso   [Map]Napoleon   [Map]
Benoit (MS)   [Map]Lake Village   [Map]Reed   [Map]
Beulah (MS)   [Map]Longshot (MS)   [Map]Rohwer   [Map]
Christmas (MS)   [Map]McArthur   [Map]Rosedale (MS)   [Map]
Dermott   [Map]McGehee   [Map]Scott (MS)   [Map]
Grapeland (MS)   [Map]Metcalfe (MS)   [Map]Tillar   [Map]
Greenville (MS)   [Map]Mound City (MS)   [Map]Watson   [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 helpful 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 Mound 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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Phillips County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
East Carroll Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amite County (MS):       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    
Humphreys County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leflore County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sharkey County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sunflower County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallahatchie 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 Mound 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 Mound Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #52253   (Name of Record: Mound Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Desha
Lat: 33.6198331     Lon: -91.2003904   [Map]
Elev: 43         Map Name: Arkansas City

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



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: 33.6198, Longitude: -91.2004     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mound Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mound 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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