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(Phillips County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the O'Shield 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 O'Shield Cemetery...

The O'Shield Cemetery is located in Phillips County. The county seat for Phillips County is located in Helena.

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

Lat:   34.5701°   (34° 34' 12")

Lon:   -90.6618°   (-90° 39' 42")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the O'Shield 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 O'Shield Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Phillips County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the O'Shield Cemetery.

Friars Point   [Map]
 - Located in Coahoma County (MS)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the South (S) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Helena   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Marianna   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Tunica   [Map]
 - Located in Tunica County (MS)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
West Helena   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the O'Shield Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the O'Shield Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beth El Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Billingsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Busby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Central Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Gilbert Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Honor Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Jackson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Lagrange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
New Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Odd Fellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tunica County (MS)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Polly Dots Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Rindy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Rindy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
St. Marys Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Spring Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the O'Shield Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the O'Shield 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 O'Shield Cemetery.

Aubrey   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]Oneida   [Map]
Barton   [Map]Lexa   [Map]Phillips Bayou   [Map]
Coahoma (MS)   [Map]Lula (MS)   [Map]Poplar Grove   [Map]
Friars Point (MS)   [Map]Marianna   [Map]Rondo   [Map]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]Marvell   [Map]Tunica (MS)   [Map]
Helena   [Map]North Tunica (MS)   [Map]Turkey Scratch   [Map]
LaGrange   [Map]Old Town   [Map]Wabash   [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 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 - 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 O'Shield Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Phillips County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Crittenden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Desha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee 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    
Prairie 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    
Bolivar 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    
Panola County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sunflower County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallahatchie 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #65532   (Name of Record: O'Shield Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Phillips
Lat: 34.5701011     Lon: -90.6617748   [Map]
Elev: 74         Map Name: West Helena

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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: 34.5701, Longitude: -90.6618     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the O'Shield Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for O'Shield 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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