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(Drew County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Prairie Grove 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 Prairie Grove Cemetery...

The Prairie Grove Cemetery is located in Drew County. The county seat for Drew County is located in Monticello.

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

Lat:   33.4226°   (33° 25' 21")

Lon:   -91.7596°   (-91° 45' 34")

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

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

Crossett   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Dermott   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Hamburg   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Lake Village   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Warren   [Map]
 - Located in Bradley County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Prairie Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Centerpoint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Central Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Cotham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Courtney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Deal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Flat Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Griswould Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Judkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Judson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Kirkpatrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Lacey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Lone Sassafras Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
New Troy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Norris Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Old Troy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Prairie Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Promise Land Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Union Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Prairie Grove Cemetery.

Crossett   [Map]Long View Ferry   [Map]Reed   [Map]
Dermott   [Map]McGehee   [Map]Rye   [Map]
Farmville   [Map]Monticello   [Map]Sumpter   [Map]
Fountain Hill   [Map]Montrose   [Map]Tillar   [Map]
Hamburg   [Map]North Crossett   [Map]Warren   [Map]
Hermitage   [Map]Parkdale   [Map]West Crossett   [Map]
Jerome   [Map]Portland   [Map]Wilmar   [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 websites either 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 Prairie Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Drew County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Ashley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chicot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Cleveland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Desha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
East Carroll Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morehouse Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
West Carroll Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bolivar County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #79075   (Name of Record: Prairie Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Drew
Lat: 33.4226142     Lon: -91.7595729   [Map]
Elev: 73         Map Name: Ladelle

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 33.4226, Longitude: -91.7596     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Prairie Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Prairie Grove 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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