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The location of Paradise Cemetery









A visit to the Paradise Cemetery ...

The location of the Paradise Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Paradise Cemetery ...

The Paradise Cemetery is located in Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Marianna.

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

Lat:   34.6848°   (34° 41' 5")

Lon:   -90.8057°   (-90° 48' 20")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Paradise Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Billingsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Busby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Central Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Gilbert Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Gill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Higgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Honor Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Jeffersonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Lackie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Lagrange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Marianna Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Possum Trot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Rehoboth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Rindy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Rindy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Spring Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Spring Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Paradise 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 Paradise Cemetery.

Aubrey   [Map]     Monroe   [Map]    
Barton   [Map]     Moro   [Map]    
Brickeys   [Map]     Oneida   [Map]    
Haynes   [Map]     Phillips Bayou   [Map]    
Helena - West Helena   [Map]     Pine City   [Map]    
Helena   [Map]     Poplar Grove   [Map]    
LaGrange   [Map]     Rondo   [Map]    
Lakeview   [Map]     Turkey Scratch   [Map]    
Lexa   [Map]     Turner   [Map]    
Marianna   [Map]     West Helena   [Map]    
Marvell   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Helena   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
Marianna   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Paradise Cemetery
 
West Helena   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Paradise Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Paradise Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:     Cyndi's
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Crittenden County:     Cyndi's
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Cross County:     Cyndi's
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Desha County:     Cyndi's
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Lonoke County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Phillips County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Prairie County:     Cyndi's
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Saint Francis County:     Cyndi's
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White County:     Cyndi's
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Woodruff County:     Cyndi's
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Bolivar County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Coahoma County (MS):     Cyndi's
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DeSoto County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Panola County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Quitman County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Sunflower County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Tallahatchie County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Tate County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Tunica County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Shelby County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #59568   (Name of Record: Paradise Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 34.6848207     Lon: -90.8056683   [Map]
Elev: 64         Map Name: Rondo

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Paradise Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6848, Longitude: -90.8057     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Paradise Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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