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The location of Watson Cemetery









A visit to the Watson Cemetery ...

The location of the Watson 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 Watson Cemetery ...

The Watson Cemetery is located in Johnson County. The county seat for Johnson County is located in Clarksville.

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

Lat:   35.5626°   (35° 33' 45")

Lon:   -93.5794°   (-93° 34' 45")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Watson 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 Less than 2 miles<2> of the Watson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Johnson County.

Dowd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Hailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Hardgraves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Hardgraves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Hogan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Kendall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Lone Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Watson Cemetery
 
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Ogilbie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Ogilbie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Pryor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Sherman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Sherman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Stillwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
White Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Woodland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Zachary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Watson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Watson Cemetery.

Alix   [Map]     Lamar   [Map]    
Altus   [Map]     Lone Pine   [Map]    
Batson   [Map]     Morrison Bluff   [Map]    
Clarksville   [Map]     Oark   [Map]    
Coal Hill   [Map]     Ozark   [Map]    
Cotton Town   [Map]     Ozone   [Map]    
Denning   [Map]     Scranton   [Map]    
Felkner Town   [Map]     Strawberry   [Map]    
Hagarville   [Map]     Union City   [Map]    
Hartman   [Map]     Webb City   [Map]    
Knoxville   [Map]     Wiederkehr Village   [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 Watson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Johnson County.

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

Altus   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Clarksville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Coal Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Lamar   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Ozark   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Ozone   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Pettigrew   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Watson Cemetery
 
Scranton   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Watson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Watson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Johnson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Conway County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pope County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Searcy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sebastian County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Yell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adair County (OK):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sequoyah County (OK):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #74021   (Name of Record: Watson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Johnson
Lat: 35.5625828     Lon: -93.5793545   [Map]
Elev: 217         Map Name: Harmony

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Johnson County

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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 '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 Watson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5626, Longitude: -93.5794     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Watson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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