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(Lawrence County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Phillips 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 Phillips Cemetery...

The Phillips Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Walnut Ridge.

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

Lat:   36.0217°   (36° 1' 18")

Lon:   -91.1332°   (-91° 7' 59")

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

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

Imboden   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Pocahontas   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Portia   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Powhatan   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Ravenden Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Ravenden   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Swifton   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Tuckerman   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Walnut Ridge   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Phillips Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Phillips Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lawrence County.

Arbor Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Broom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Clover Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Colberk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Covington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Crossroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Kissee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Lauderdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
McNutt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Oak Forest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Portia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Powhatan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Ruffner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Strangers Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Westphal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Whitlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Phillips Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Phillips Cemetery.

Alicia   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Sedgwick   [Map]
Black Rock   [Map]Minturn   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
College City   [Map]Portia   [Map]Strawberry   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Powhatan   [Map]Swifton   [Map]
Hoxie   [Map]Ravenden   [Map]Walnut Ridge   [Map]
Imboden   [Map]Saffell   [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 Phillips Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clay 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    
Cross 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    
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    
Stone 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    
Butler County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Dunklin County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Howell County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Oregon County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Ripley County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #53336   (Name of Record: Phillips Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 36.0217382     Lon: -91.1331813   [Map]
Elev: 74         Map Name: Eaton

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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: 36.0217, Longitude: -91.1332     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Phillips Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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