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(Crawford County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Nelson 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 Nelson Cemetery...

The Nelson Cemetery is located in Crawford County. The county seat for Crawford County is located in Van Buren.

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

Lat:   35.4884°   (35° 29' 18")

Lon:   -94.1391°   (-94° 8' 20")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Nelson 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 Nelson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Crawford County.

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

Alma   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Branch   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Fort Smith   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Lavaca   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Mulberry   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Ozark   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Van Buren   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nelson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Nelson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Arbuckle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Beal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Bratton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Byers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Carruth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Chastain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Conley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Deans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Dobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Nelson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53699<4>
 
Dugan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Hepseby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Hickory Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Hight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Nelson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54503
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Killings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Love Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Mt. McCurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Old Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Quesenbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Real Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Twelve Corner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Winfrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nelson Cemetery
 
Wynn Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nelson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Nelson Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]Concord   [Map]Mulberry   [Map]
Barling   [Map]Dyer   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Branch   [Map]Felkner Town   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Fort Smith   [Map]Rudy   [Map]
Cedarville   [Map]Kibler   [Map]Ursula   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Lavaca   [Map]Van Buren   [Map]
Charleston   [Map]Locke   [Map]Wright Town   [Map]
Chester   [Map]Mountainburg   [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 first visit 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 Nelson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Crawford County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pope County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adair County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haskell County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Le Flore County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequoyah County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #56750   (Name of Record: Nelson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crawford
Lat: 35.4884202     Lon: -94.1390948   [Map]
Elev: 124         Map Name: Alma

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Crawford County: www.crawford-county.org/

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: 35.4884, Longitude: -94.1391     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Nelson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Nelson 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' 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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