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(Drew County, Arkansas)


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The location of Roper Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Roper Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Roper 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 Roper Cemetery...

The Roper 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 Roper Cemetery

Lat:   33.4854°   (33° 29' 7")

Lon:   -91.5823°   (-91° 34' 56")

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

Dermott   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Dumas   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North (N) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Hamburg   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Lake Village   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Warren   [Map]
 - Located in Bradley County
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Roper Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Bowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Centerpoint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Cotham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Judkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Roper Cemetery
 
McDermott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
New Troy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Old Troy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Rash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Silver Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Solomon Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roper Cemetery
 
Youngs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Roper Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Roper Cemetery.

Arkansas City   [Map]Long View Ferry   [Map]Pickens   [Map]
Dermott   [Map]McArthur   [Map]Portland   [Map]
Fountain Hill   [Map]McGehee   [Map]Reed   [Map]
Hamburg   [Map]Monticello   [Map]Tillar   [Map]
Jerome   [Map]Montrose   [Map]Tyro   [Map]
Lake Village   [Map]Parkdale   [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 like to 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 - you should note 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 Roper 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    
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    
West Carroll Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bolivar County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sharkey County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sunflower 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 Roper 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 Roper Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #54184   (Name of Record: Roper Cometery)

Class: cemetery
County: Drew
Lat: 33.4853906     Lon: -91.5823468   [Map]
Elev: 45         Map Name: Line

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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: 33.4854, Longitude: -91.5823     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Roper Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Roper 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts 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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