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The location of Whittaker Cemetery









A visit to the Whittaker Cemetery ...

The location of the Whittaker 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 Whittaker Cemetery ...

The Whittaker Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Walnut Ridge.

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

Lat:   36.0256°   (36° 1' 32")

Lon:   -90.9376°   (-90° 56' 15")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Whittaker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Aldridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Arbor Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Colberk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Crossroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Frye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Kissee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Lauderdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Lawrence Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Manning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Manning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Old Military Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Pierce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Portia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Snow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Walnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Westphal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Whitlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittaker Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Whittaker Cemetery.

Alicia   [Map]     O'Kean   [Map]    
Black Rock   [Map]     Philadelphia   [Map]    
Bono   [Map]     Pocahontas   [Map]    
Cash   [Map]     Portia   [Map]    
College City   [Map]     Powhatan   [Map]    
Egypt   [Map]     Sedgwick   [Map]    
Hoxie   [Map]     Swifton   [Map]    
Light   [Map]     Walcott   [Map]    
Lynn   [Map]     Walnut Ridge   [Map]    
Minturn   [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 Whittaker Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lawrence County.

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

Imboden   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Jonesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Craighead County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Pocahontas   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Portia   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Powhatan   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Swifton   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Whittaker Cemetery
 
Walnut Ridge   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Whittaker Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Whittaker Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lawrence 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

 
Cross County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fulton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Independence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Izard 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

 
Poinsett County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sharp County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Woodruff County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dunklin County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Oregon County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ripley County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #78769   (Name of Record: Whittaker Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 36.0256266     Lon: -90.9376193   [Map]
Elev: 78         Map Name: Walnut Ridge

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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' (or 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 Whittaker Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0256, Longitude: -90.9376     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Whittaker Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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