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Oliver Cemetery
(Scott County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Oliver 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Oliver Cemetery...

The Oliver Cemetery is located in Scott County. The county seat for Scott County is located in Waldron.

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

Lat:   34.8526°   (34° 51' 9")

Lon:   -94.2758°   (-94° 16' 32")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oliver Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Oliver Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Oliver Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Oliver Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Scott County.

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

Hackett   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Sebastian County
 
Hartford   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Sebastian County
 
Heavener   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Le Flore County (OK)
 
Howe   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Le Flore County (OK)
 
Huntington   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Sebastian County
 
Mansfield   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Sebastian County
 
Mena   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County
 
Midland   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Sebastian County
 
Poteau   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Le Flore County (OK)
 
Waldron   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oliver Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oliver Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anthony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Behorn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Cauthron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Gipson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Haw Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Hon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Hon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Little Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Sliger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Slover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Vise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Weeks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oliver Cemetery
 
Whisenhunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oliver Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Bates   [Map]Howe (OK)   [Map]Petros (OK)   [Map]
Boles   [Map]Huntington   [Map]Poteau (OK)   [Map]
Dallas   [Map]Mansfield   [Map]Potter Junction   [Map]
Frog Town   [Map]Mena   [Map]Potter   [Map]
Hartford   [Map]Midland   [Map]Waldron   [Map]
Heavener (OK)   [Map]Monroe (OK)   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Hodgen (OK)   [Map]Parks   [Map]Y City   [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 - 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 Oliver Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Scott County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Crawford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery 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    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sevier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haskell County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Latimer County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Le Flore County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McCurtain County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pushmataha 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 Scott County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Scott 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 Oliver 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 Oliver Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #83609   (Name of Record: Oliver Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Scott
Lat: 34.8526008     Lon: -94.275769   [Map]
Elev: 245         Map Name: Horseshoe Mountain

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Scott County

About Arkansas

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: 34.8526, Longitude: -94.2758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oliver Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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