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(Saint Francis County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the New Sardis 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 New Sardis Cemetery...

The New Sardis Cemetery is located in Saint Francis County. The county seat for Saint Francis County is located in Forrest City.

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

Lat:   35.1031°   (35° 6' 11")

Lon:   -90.7123°   (-90° 42' 44")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the New Sardis 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 New Sardis Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint Francis County.

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

Caldwell   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Earle   [Map]
 - Located in Crittenden County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Forrest City   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Hughes   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Marianna   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Parkin   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Wynne   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Sardis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the New Sardis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beazley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Cogbill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Dorriss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Forrest City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Gatlen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #583206<4>
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
New Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Walters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cross County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Whitmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Sardis Cemetery
 
Yarbo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Sardis Cemetery

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 New Sardis Cemetery.

Anthonyville   [Map]Forrest City   [Map]Marianna   [Map]
Brickeys   [Map]Goodwin   [Map]Palestine   [Map]
Caldwell   [Map]Haynes   [Map]Parkin   [Map]
Cherry Valley   [Map]Heth   [Map]Proctor   [Map]
Colt   [Map]Hughes   [Map]Twist   [Map]
Earle   [Map]Jennette   [Map]Vanndale   [Map]
Edmondson   [Map]Madison   [Map]Widener   [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 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 - 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 Sardis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Saint Francis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Craighead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crittenden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Independence 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    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery 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    
Prairie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
White County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodruff County:       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    
Tate County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tunica County (MS):       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,     of Saint Francis County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Arkansas

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 Sardis 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 Sardis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #83232   (Name of Record: New Sardis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Francis
Lat: 35.103146     Lon: -90.7123322   [Map]
Elev: 115         Map Name: Madison

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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: 35.1031, Longitude: -90.7123     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Sardis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for New Sardis 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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things 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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