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(Crawford County, Arkansas)


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Profile for the Peters Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Peters 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 Peters Cemetery...

The Peters Cemetery is located in Crawford County. The county seat for Crawford County is located in Van Buren.

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

Lat:   35.5731°   (35° 34' 23")

Lon:   -94.1916°   (-94° 11' 29")

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

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

Alma   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Fort Smith   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Lavaca   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Mulberry   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Van Buren   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Winslow   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peters Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Peters Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Crawford County.

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Basham Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Bratton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Byers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Chastain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Conley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Deans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Dobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Peters Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53699<4>
 
Dyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Love Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Mt. McCurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Old Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Oliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Oliver Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Twelve Corner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Winfrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Peters Cemetery
 
Wynn Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Peters Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Peters Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]Fort Smith   [Map]Rudy   [Map]
Barling   [Map]Kibler   [Map]Short (OK)   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Lavaca   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Cedarville   [Map]Locke   [Map]Van Buren   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Mountainburg   [Map]Winfrey   [Map]
Chester   [Map]Mulberry   [Map]Winslow   [Map]
Concord   [Map]Natural Dam   [Map]Wright Town   [Map]
Dyer   [Map]New Town   [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 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 Peters Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Crawford County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adair County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haskell County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Le Flore County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muskogee 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 Crawford County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Crawford 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 Peters 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 Peters Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #73052   (Name of Record: Peters Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crawford
Lat: 35.573141     Lon: -94.1915959   [Map]
Elev: 310         Map Name: Mountainburg SW

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Crawford County: www.crawford-county.org/

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: 35.5731, Longitude: -94.1916     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Peters Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Peters 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 'point-to-point' distance from . 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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<4>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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