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The location of Slocum Cemetery









A visit to the Slocum Cemetery ...

The location of the Slocum 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 Slocum Cemetery ...

The Slocum Cemetery is located in Cross County. The county seat for Cross County is located in Wynne.

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

Lat:   35.3231°   (35° 19' 23")

Lon:   -90.9821°   (-90° 58' 55")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Slocum Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Dale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Eight Mile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Fakes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Fakes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Fakes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Slocum Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53855<3>
 
Givens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Gourd Neck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54072
 
Hawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
McElroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Morning View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Morton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Mt. Maria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Pumpkin Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Wyatts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Poinsett County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Slocum Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #56917

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Slocum Cemetery.

Algoa   [Map]     Howell   [Map]    
Amagon   [Map]     Hunter   [Map]    
Balch   [Map]     McCrory   [Map]    
Bay Village   [Map]     Patterson   [Map]    
Beedeville   [Map]     Tupelo   [Map]    
Caldwell   [Map]     Vanndale   [Map]    
Cherry Valley   [Map]     Waldenburg   [Map]    
Colt   [Map]     Weiner   [Map]    
Fisher   [Map]     Weldon   [Map]    
Gourd Neck   [Map]     Wynne   [Map]    
Hickory Ridge   [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 Slocum Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cross County.

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

Augusta   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Caldwell   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Francis County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Harrisburg   [Map]
 - Located in Poinsett County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
McCrory   [Map]
 - Located in Woodruff County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Slocum Cemetery
 
Wynne   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Slocum 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 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 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 Slocum Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cross County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cleburne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Craighead County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Crittenden County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Independence County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lonoke County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Mississippi County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Phillips County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Poinsett County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prairie County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Francis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sharp County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
White County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Woodruff County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tunica County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

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 Slocum 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 Slocum Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #54912   (Name of Record: Slocum Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cross
Lat: 35.3231414     Lon: -90.9820634   [Map]
Elev: 71         Map Name: Central

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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 'straight-line' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Slocum Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3231, Longitude: -90.9821     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Slocum Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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