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Profile for the Oak Grove Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Oak Grove 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Oak Grove Cemetery...

The Oak Grove Cemetery is located in Hempstead County. The county seat for Hempstead County is located in Hope.

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

Lat:   33.8362°   (33° 50' 10")

Lon:   -93.5918°   (-93° 35' 30")

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

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

Blevins   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Delight   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Hope   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Murfreesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Nashville   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Ozan   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Prescott   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Washington   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oak Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Artesian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Beards Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Belk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Bell Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Billstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Bright Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53803<5>
 
Gamble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54876
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #56009
 
St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Shorter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Antoine   [Map]Hope   [Map]Perrytown   [Map]
Billstown   [Map]Kimberley   [Map]Piney Grove   [Map]
Blevins   [Map]McCaskill   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Murfreesboro   [Map]Prescott   [Map]
Columbus   [Map]Nashville   [Map]Tokio   [Map]
Delight   [Map]Oakhaven   [Map]Washington   [Map]
Emmet   [Map]Ozan   [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 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 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 Oak Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Hempstead County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hot Spring County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Little River County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miller County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nevada County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ouachita County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sevier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bowie County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cass County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #52883   (Name of Record: Oak Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hempstead
Lat: 33.836224     Lon: -93.5918452   [Map]
Elev: 146         Map Name: Blevins

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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: 33.8362, Longitude: -93.5918     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oak Grove 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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