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(Sharp County, Arkansas)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Palestine Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Palestine Cemetery (FAG ID #55572)

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 Palestine Cemetery...

The Palestine Cemetery is located in Sharp County. The county seat for Sharp County is located in Ash Flat.

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

Lat:   35.9413°   (35° 56' 28")

Lon:   -91.6063°   (-91° 36' 22")

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 Sharp County.

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

Batesville   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Melbourne   [Map]
 - Located in Izard County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Newark   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palestine Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 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 Sharp County.

Ball Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Belleview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Cave City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Palestine Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53379
 
Chinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Chinquapin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Izard County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Claxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Convenience Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Conyers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Izard County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Conyers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Dawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Palestine Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53659
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2222143
 
Evening Shade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Palestine Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1975298
 
Greenfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Hickory Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Maxville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Parsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Providence Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Rawlings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Izard County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Weavers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Weaver's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palestine Cemetery
 
Yeager Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Izard County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palestine 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 Palestine Cemetery.

Batesville   [Map]Evening Shade   [Map]Poughkeepsie   [Map]
Bone Town   [Map]Grange   [Map]Saffell   [Map]
Cave City   [Map]Locust Grove   [Map]Sage   [Map]
Charlotte   [Map]Magness   [Map]Salado   [Map]
Cord   [Map]Moorefield   [Map]Sandtown   [Map]
Cushman   [Map]Mount Pleasant   [Map]Sidney   [Map]
Desha   [Map]Pfeiffer   [Map]Strawberry   [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 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 Palestine Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Sharp County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baxter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craighead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Independence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Izard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poinsett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Searcy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
White County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodruff County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howell County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Oregon County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Ozark County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Sharp County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     The Palestine Cemetery (FAG ID #55572)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Arkansas

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 ...

While our initial data for the Palestine Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Palestine Cemetery elsewhere. 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 #66167   (Name of Record: Palestine Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sharp
Lat: 35.9414618     Lon: -91.6062504   [Map]
Elev: 194         Map Name: Cave City

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #55572

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The official website for Sharp County: www.sharpcounty.org

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Palestine Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9413, Longitude: -91.6063     [Map].

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<3>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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