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The location of Violet Cemetery









A visit to the Violet Cemetery ...

The location of the Violet 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 Violet Cemetery ...

The Violet Cemetery is located in Mississippi County.

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

Lat:   35.7045°   (35° 42' 16")

Lon:   -89.9662°   (-89° 57' 58")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Violet Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Carson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Citizen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Driver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Little Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Locust Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Locust Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Manchester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Mississippi County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Old Fulton Road Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County (TN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Violet Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2464349<3>
 
Pittman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Zion Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Violet Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Violet Cemetery.

Armorel   [Map]     Joiner   [Map]    
Bassett   [Map]     Keiser   [Map]    
Blytheville   [Map]     Luxora   [Map]    
Burdette   [Map]     Manila   [Map]    
Burlison (TN)   [Map]     Marie   [Map]    
Dell   [Map]     Munford (TN)   [Map]    
Driver   [Map]     Osceola   [Map]    
Dyess   [Map]     Stark City   [Map]    
Etowah   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    
Garland (TN)   [Map]     West Ridge   [Map]    
Gilt Edge (TN)   [Map]     Wilson   [Map]    
Gosnell   [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 Violet Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mississippi County.

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

Blytheville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Caraway   [Map]
 - Located in Craighead County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Tipton County (TN)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Dyess   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Luxora   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Manila   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Munford   [Map]
 - Located in Tipton County (TN)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Violet Cemetery
 
Osceola   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Violet Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Violet Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mississippi County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Craighead County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crittenden County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cross County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene 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

 
Dunklin County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pemiscot County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
DeSoto County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crockett County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dyer County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hardeman County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Haywood County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lake County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lauderdale County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Obion County (TN):     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 Mississippi County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Arkansas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Arkansas,
Cemeteries of Mississippi 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 Violet 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 Violet Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #55925   (Name of Record: Violet Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mississippi
Lat: 35.7045222     Lon: -89.9661986   [Map]
Elev: 72         Map Name: Osceola

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mississippi County: www.mcagov.com/

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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Violet Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7045, Longitude: -89.9662     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Violet 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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