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(Yell County, Arkansas)


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The location of Shed Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Shed Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Shed 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 six sections:

The Location of the Shed Cemetery...

The Shed Cemetery is located in Yell County.

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

Lat:   34.8598°   (34° 51' 35")

Lon:   -93.3594°   (-93° 21' 33")

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

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

Aly   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shed Cemetery
 
Danville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Shed Cemetery
 
Jessieville   [Map]
 - Located in Garland County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shed Cemetery
 
Ola   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shed Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Shed Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aly Community Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shed Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #326552<4>
 
Ballew Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Shed Cemetery
 
Dry Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shed Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53725
 
Hames #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shed Cemetery
 
Hames Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shed Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2329162
 
Hogan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Shed Cemetery
 
Hunts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shed Cemetery
 
Keener Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shed Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54611
 
Nooner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Shed Cemetery
 
Sunlight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shed Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Shed Cemetery.

Aly   [Map]Chickalah   [Map]Little Texas   [Map]
Belleville   [Map]Corinth   [Map]Ola   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Danville   [Map]Plainview   [Map]
Bluffton   [Map]Fannie   [Map]Rover   [Map]
Briggsville   [Map]Gravelly   [Map]Story   [Map]
Casa   [Map]Havana   [Map]Waltreak   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Jessieville   [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 start with 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 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 Shed Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Yell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clark 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    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hot Spring County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan 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      
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pope 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    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #73529   (Name of Record: Shed Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Yell
Lat: 34.8598151     Lon: -93.3593535   [Map]
Elev: 209         Map Name: Steve

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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: 34.8598, Longitude: -93.3594     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Shed Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Shed 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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