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Profile for the Philadelphia Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Philadelphia 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Philadelphia Cemetery...

The Philadelphia Cemetery is located in Craighead County.

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

Lat:   35.8867°   (35° 53' 12")

Lon:   -90.7121°   (-90° 42' 43")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Philadelphia Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Philadelphia Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Philadelphia Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Harrisburg   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Poinsett County
 
Jonesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Monette   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Paragould   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Trumann   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Poinsett County
 
Walnut Ridge   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Philadelphia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53294<4>
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53586
 
Culberhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Jonesboro Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Lorado Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Love Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Nettleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Nober Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Old Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Pine Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Rains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Ransom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Reliford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Rock Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Straw Floor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Temple of Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Philadelphia Cemetery.

Alicia   [Map]Egypt   [Map]O'Kean   [Map]
Bay   [Map]Hoxie   [Map]Oak Grove Heights   [Map]
Beech Grove   [Map]Jonesboro   [Map]Paragould   [Map]
Black Oak   [Map]Lake City   [Map]Sedgwick   [Map]
Bono   [Map]Lake View   [Map]Trumann   [Map]
Brookland   [Map]Light   [Map]Walcott   [Map]
Cash   [Map]Minturn   [Map]Walnut Ridge   [Map]
College City   [Map]Monette   [Map]Weiner   [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 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 - 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 Philadelphia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Craighead County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crittenden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mississippi 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    
Sharp County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodruff County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Dunklin County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Oregon County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pemiscot County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Ripley County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Tipton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #53321   (Name of Record: Philadelphia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Craighead
Lat: 35.8867402     Lon: -90.7120571   [Map]
Elev: 120         Map Name: Lorado

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Craighead County: www.craigheadcounty.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: 35.8867, Longitude: -90.7121     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Philadelphia Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Philadelphia 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 starting in . 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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<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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