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The location of Mt. Moriah Cemetery









A visit to the Mt. Moriah Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Moriah 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery ...

The Mt. Moriah Cemetery is located in Lonoke County. The county seat for Lonoke County is located in Lonoke.

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

Lat:   34.6343°   (34° 38' 3")

Lon:   -92.0932°   (-92° 5' 35")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
All Souls Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Baucum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Cornerstone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Dickey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Hudgens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Keo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Le Grande Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Bingham   [Map]     North Little Rock   [Map]    
Booker   [Map]     Redfield   [Map]    
College Station   [Map]     Rose City   [Map]    
Coy   [Map]     Scott   [Map]    
East End   [Map]     Seaton   [Map]    
England   [Map]     Sherwood   [Map]    
Hensley   [Map]     Sweet Home   [Map]    
Keo   [Map]     Tucker   [Map]    
Landmark   [Map]     Wakefield Village   [Map]    
Little Rock   [Map]     Windamere   [Map]    
Lonoke   [Map]     Woodson   [Map]    
Mabelvale   [Map]     Wright   [Map]    
McAlmont   [Map]     Wrightsville   [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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lonoke County.

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

England   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Little Rock   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Lonoke   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
North Little Rock   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Redfield   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Sherwood   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lonoke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Cleburne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cleveland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Conway County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Faulkner County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Garland County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hot Spring County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Perry County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Prairie County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saline County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
White County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Woodruff County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #61359   (Name of Record: Mount Moriah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lonoke
Lat: 34.6342595     Lon: -92.0931996   [Map]
Elev: 75         Map Name: Scott

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Lonoke 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' 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6343, Longitude: -92.0932     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Moriah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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