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The location of Shepherd Grove Cemetery









A visit to the Shepherd Grove Cemetery ...

The location of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Shepherd Grove Cemetery ...

The Shepherd Grove Cemetery is located in Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Marianna.

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

Lat:   34.8645°   (34° 51' 52")

Lon:   -90.5182°   (-90° 31' 5")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Shepherd Grove Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Dansby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Gassett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Greater Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Happy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Crittenden County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Jersalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Locust Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Francis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Ward Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shepherd Grove 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 Shepherd Grove Cemetery.

Anthonyville   [Map]     Madison   [Map]    
Brickeys   [Map]     Marianna   [Map]    
Edmondson   [Map]     Memphis (MS)   [Map]    
Forrest City   [Map]     North Tunica (MS)   [Map]    
Haynes   [Map]     Phillips Bayou   [Map]    
Heth   [Map]     Proctor   [Map]    
Horseshoe Lake   [Map]     Tunica (MS)   [Map]    
Hughes   [Map]     Walls (MS)   [Map]    
Jennette   [Map]     Widener   [Map]    
LaGrange   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Caldwell   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Francis County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Forrest City   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Francis County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Helena   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Hughes   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Francis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Francis County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Marianna   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
Tunica   [Map]
 - Located in Tunica County (MS)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery
 
West Helena   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shepherd Grove Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Shepherd Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Crittenden County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cross County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mississippi County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Poinsett County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Francis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Woodruff County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coahoma County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
DeSoto County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Quitman County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tate County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tunica County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tipton County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #59540   (Name of Record: Shepherd Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 34.8645407     Lon: -90.5181587   [Map]
Elev: 60         Map Name: Brickeys

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Lee County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Shepherd Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8645, Longitude: -90.5182     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Shepherd Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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