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(Lonoke County, Arkansas)


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Profile for the Russ Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Russ 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 Russ Cemetery...

The Russ Cemetery is located in Lonoke County. The county seat for Lonoke County is located in Lonoke.

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

Lat:   34.9812°   (34° 58' 52")

Lon:   -91.9568°   (-91° 57' 24")

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

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


 

  Russ Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Russ Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lonoke County.

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

Beebe   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russ Cemetery
 - Located in White County
 
Cabot   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Carlisle   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Jacksonville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russ Cemetery
 - Located in Pulaski County
 
Lonoke   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Russ Cemetery
 
McRae   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russ Cemetery
 - Located in White County
 
Sherwood   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russ Cemetery
 - Located in Pulaski County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Russ Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lonoke County.

Apple Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Barger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Butlerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Hicks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Russ Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Monk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Rock Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Shurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Sylvania Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Russ Cemetery
 
Walls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russ Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Russ Cemetery.

Austin   [Map]Garner   [Map]McAlmont   [Map]
Beebe   [Map]Gibson   [Map]McRae   [Map]
Booker   [Map]Gravel Ridge   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Cabot   [Map]Griffithville   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Carlisle   [Map]Hickory Plains   [Map]Romance   [Map]
Center Hill   [Map]Higginson   [Map]Rose City   [Map]
El Paso   [Map]Jacksonville   [Map]Sherwood   [Map]
Enola   [Map]Lonoke   [Map]Vilonia   [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 professional and volunteer 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 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 Russ Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lonoke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conway 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    
Independence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson 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    
Perry 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    
Saint Francis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #59095   (Name of Record: Russ Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lonoke
Lat: 34.9811987     Lon: -91.9568097   [Map]
Elev: 84         Map Name: Oak Grove

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Arkansas

About Lonoke County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.9812, Longitude: -91.9568     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Russ Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Russ 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 that starts 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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