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Profile for the Palestine Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Palestine 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 Palestine Cemetery...

The Palestine Cemetery is located in Desha County. The county seat for Desha County is located in Arkansas City.

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

Lat:   33.6473°   (33° 38' 50")

Lon:   -91.3568°   (-91° 21' 24")

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

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

Dermott   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Dumas   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Lake Village   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Napoleon - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Rosedale   [Map]
 - Located in Bolivar County (MS)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palestine Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Palestine Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Beasley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Bogue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Bogue Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Bowie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Loggy Bayou Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
McArthur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
McCool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Old Grange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Seven Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Tillar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Warrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Youngs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Drew County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Palestine Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Palestine Cemetery.

Arkansas City   [Map]Kelso   [Map]Reed   [Map]
Benoit (MS)   [Map]Lake Village   [Map]Rohwer   [Map]
Beulah (MS)   [Map]McArthur   [Map]Rosedale (MS)   [Map]
Christmas (MS)   [Map]McGehee   [Map]Scott (MS)   [Map]
Dermott   [Map]Mitchellville   [Map]Tillar   [Map]
Dumas   [Map]Napoleon   [Map]Watson   [Map]
Grapeland (MS)   [Map]Pea Ridge   [Map]Winchester   [Map]
Jerome   [Map]Pickens   [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 - 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 Palestine Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Desha 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    
Chicot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Cleveland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Drew 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    
Amite County (MS):       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    
Sharkey County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sunflower 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 Desha County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Desha 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 Palestine 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 Palestine Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #63844   (Name of Record: Palestine Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Desha
Lat: 33.6473316     Lon: -91.356785   [Map]
Elev: 45         Map Name: McArthur

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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: 33.6473, Longitude: -91.3568     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Palestine Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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