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Profile for the Oakland Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Oakland 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 Oakland Cemetery...

The Oakland Cemetery is located in Drew County. The county seat for Drew County is located in Monticello.

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

Lat:   33.6343°   (33° 38' 3")

Lon:   -91.7982°   (-91° 47' 53")

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

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

Dermott   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Dumas   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Star City   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Warren   [Map]
 - Located in Bradley County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oakland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Drew County.

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Bond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Old Saline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Piney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Rough & Ready Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Torian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Turner Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Union Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Wilmar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2552893<4>

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oakland Cemetery.

Crigler   [Map]McArthur   [Map]Rye   [Map]
Dermott   [Map]McGehee   [Map]Star City   [Map]
Dumas   [Map]Meroney   [Map]Sumpter   [Map]
Farmville   [Map]Mitchellville   [Map]Tillar   [Map]
Fountain Hill   [Map]Monticello   [Map]Tyro   [Map]
Hermitage   [Map]New Edinburg   [Map]Warren   [Map]
Jerome   [Map]Pickens   [Map]Wilmar   [Map]
Long View Ferry   [Map]Reed   [Map]Winchester   [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 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 Oakland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Drew County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Ashley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chicot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Cleveland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Desha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ouachita County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morehouse Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bolivar County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #52952   (Name of Record: Oakland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Drew
Lat: 33.634275     Lon: -91.7981864   [Map]
Elev: 84         Map Name: Monticello North

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 33.6343, Longitude: -91.7982     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oakland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oakland 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 beginning 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>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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