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The location of New Salem Cemetery









A visit to the New Salem Cemetery ...

The location of the New Salem 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 New Salem Cemetery ...

The New Salem Cemetery is located in Crittenden County. The county seat for Crittenden County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   35.1176°   (35° 7' 3")

Lon:   -90.2270°   (-90° 13' 37")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the New Salem Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Calvary Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the New Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #10080<3>
 
Corinthian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Crittenden Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Edmondson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the New Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #11738
 
Forest Hill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Haden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Hollywood Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14005
 
Kinsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Francis County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Lakeview Memorial Gardens (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
New Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
New Park Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
New Zion Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Raspberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
St. Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Temple Israel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Trexler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Truevine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Salem Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the New Salem Cemetery.

Amanca   [Map]     Jericho   [Map]    
Anthonyville   [Map]     Lynchburg (MS)   [Map]    
Binghampton (TN)   [Map]     Marion   [Map]    
Clarkedale   [Map]     Memphis (MS)   [Map]    
Crawfordsville   [Map]     Memphis (TN)   [Map]    
Edmondson   [Map]     Mound City   [Map]    
Heth   [Map]     Proctor   [Map]    
Horn Lake (MS)   [Map]     Southhaven (MS)   [Map]    
Horseshoe Lake   [Map]     Sunset   [Map]    
Hunt Village (TN)   [Map]     Walls (MS)   [Map]    
Jennette   [Map]     West Memphis   [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 New Salem Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Crittenden County.

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

Earle   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Hughes   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Francis County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Memphis   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the New Salem Cemetery
 
Mound City   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Salem 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, 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 - 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 New Salem Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Crittenden County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Craighead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mississippi County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Phillips County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poinsett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Francis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodruff County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coahoma County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeSoto County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Panola County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tate County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tunica County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haywood County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tipton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #70244   (Name of Record: New Salem Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crittenden
Lat: 35.1175918     Lon: -90.2270398   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Fletcher Lake

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Crittenden County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.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 New Salem Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1176, Longitude: -90.2270     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Salem 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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