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(Jefferson County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Prayer Lake 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 Prayer Lake Cemetery...

The Prayer Lake Cemetery is located in Jefferson County. The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Pine Bluff.

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

Lat:   34.2595°   (34° 15' 34")

Lon:   -91.9276°   (-91° 55' 39")

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

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

England   [Map]
 - Located in Lonoke County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Grady   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Pine Bluff   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Redfield   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Star City   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Prayer Lake Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jefferson County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Atkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Bellwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Bloomy Shade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Bryson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Cheek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Cottondale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Cottonwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Damascus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Fairfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Flat Bayou Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1054580<4>
 
Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Good Faith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Graceland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Greenlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Hunters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
McFadden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Mound Bayou Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Mulberry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
New Gascony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Philips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
St. Ruth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
St. Stephen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Turrentine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #56579
 
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery
 
Watt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prayer Lake Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Prayer Lake Cemetery.

Altheimer   [Map]Moscow   [Map]Tamo   [Map]
Coy   [Map]Pine Bluff   [Map]Tucker   [Map]
England   [Map]Pinebergen   [Map]Wabbaseka   [Map]
Grady   [Map]Redfield   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
Humphrey   [Map]Sherrill   [Map]Wright   [Map]
Jefferson   [Map]Sulphur Springs   [Map]Yorktown   [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 first turn to 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 Prayer Lake Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bradley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Drew County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Faulkner County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hot Spring County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln 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    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prairie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #63978   (Name of Record: Prayer Lake Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 34.259542     Lon: -91.927637   [Map]
Elev: 63         Map Name: Rob Roy

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountyark.com/

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: 34.2595, Longitude: -91.9276     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Prayer Lake Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Prayer Lake 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 starting from . A straight line distance ignores things 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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