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Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
(Saint Francis County, Arkansas)


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Profile for the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Pilgrim Rest 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 Pilgrim Rest Cemetery...

The Pilgrim Rest Cemetery is located in Saint Francis County. The county seat for Saint Francis County is located in Forrest City.

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

Lat:   34.9181°   (34° 55' 5")

Lon:   -91.1171°   (-91° 7' 1")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Pilgrim Rest 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 Pilgrim Rest Cemetery.

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


 

  Pilgrim Rest Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint Francis County.

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

Brinkley   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Caldwell   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 
Clarendon   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Cotton Plant   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Woodruff County
 
Des Arc   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Forrest City   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 
Marianna   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Ash Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Ash Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Woodruff County
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Casey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Woodruff County
 
Finell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Fitzhugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Goodwin Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54068<4>
 
Haven Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Henard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Lk. Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Woodruff County
 
Long Cane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Munn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Oaklawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55476
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery.

Aubrey   [Map]Fargo   [Map]Little Dixie   [Map]
Biscoe   [Map]Forrest City   [Map]Madison   [Map]
Brinkley   [Map]Fredonia   [Map]Marianna   [Map]
Caldwell   [Map]Goodwin   [Map]Monroe   [Map]
Clarendon   [Map]Gregory   [Map]Moro   [Map]
Colt   [Map]Haynes   [Map]Palestine   [Map]
Cotton Plant   [Map]Holly Grove   [Map]Sand Hill   [Map]
De Valls Bluff   [Map]Howell   [Map]Turkey Scratch   [Map]
Des Arc   [Map]Hunter   [Map]Wheatley   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Pilgrim Rest Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Saint Francis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Crittenden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cross 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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lonoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Phillips County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poinsett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prairie 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    
Coahoma County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tunica County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Saint Francis County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
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 Pilgrim Rest 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 Pilgrim Rest Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #83246   (Name of Record: Pilgrim Rest Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Francis
Lat: 34.9181496     Lon: -91.1170667   [Map]
Elev: 63         Map Name: Wheatley

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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: 34.9181, Longitude: -91.1171     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pilgrim Rest 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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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