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(Randolph County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ross 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 Ross Cemetery...

The Ross Cemetery is located in Randolph County. The county seat for Randolph County is located in Pocahontas.

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

Lat:   36.3542°   (36° 21' 15")

Lon:   -91.0807°   (-91° 4' 50")

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

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

Imboden   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Maynard   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Pocahontas   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Portia   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Powhatan   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Ravenden Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Ravenden   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Walnut Ridge   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ross Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Ross Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Randolph County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Brockett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Bryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Charter Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Clearview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Dalton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Eaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Gravesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Gross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ross Cemetery
 
McIlroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
McIlroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Palestine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Rickman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Sparkman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Spikes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Upshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ross Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Ross Cemetery.

Biggers   [Map]Gatewood (MO)   [Map]Ravenden Springs   [Map]
Black Rock   [Map]Imboden   [Map]Ravenden   [Map]
Briar (MO)   [Map]Jeff (MO)   [Map]Reyno   [Map]
Calm (MO)   [Map]Maynard   [Map]Success   [Map]
College City   [Map]Myrtle (MO)   [Map]Walnut Ridge   [Map]
Current View   [Map]O'Kean   [Map]Warm Springs   [Map]
Dalton   [Map]Pocahontas   [Map]Williford   [Map]
Datto   [Map]Portia   [Map]Wirth   [Map]
Delaplaine   [Map]Powhatan   [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 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 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 Ross Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Randolph County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craighead 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    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poinsett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sharp County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Carter 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      
Shannon County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wayne County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #54221   (Name of Record: Ross Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Randolph
Lat: 36.3542318     Lon: -91.080682   [Map]
Elev: 116         Map Name: Ravenden Springs SE

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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: 36.3542, Longitude: -91.0807     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ross Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ross 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 starting from . 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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