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(Montgomery County, Arkansas)


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The location of Whittington Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Whittington Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Whittington Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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.

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The Location of the Whittington Cemetery...

The Whittington Cemetery is located in Montgomery County. The county seat for Montgomery County is located in Mount Ida.

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

Lat:   34.5684°   (34° 34' 6")

Lon:   -93.6119°   (-93° 36' 42")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Whittington Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aly   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Caddo Gap   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Glenwood   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Mount Ida   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Oden   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittington Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Whittington Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Montgomery County.

Alley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Amason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Amerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Big Fir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Blish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Little Fir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Mt. Ida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Music Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Old Salyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Owley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Piney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Rocky Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Rocky Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Whittington Cemetery
 
Sweethome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Whittington Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Whittington Cemetery.

Alamo   [Map]Fannie   [Map]Norman   [Map]
Aly   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Oden   [Map]
Black Springs   [Map]Lodi   [Map]Pencil Bluff   [Map]
Bonnerdale   [Map]Mazarn   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Caddo Gap   [Map]Meyers   [Map]Sims   [Map]
Cox Spring   [Map]Mount Ida   [Map]Story   [Map]

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

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

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

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Montgomery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hempstead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hot Spring County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nevada County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sevier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #74140   (Name of Record: Whittington Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Montgomery
Lat: 34.5684297     Lon: -93.6118591   [Map]
Elev: 196         Map Name: Reed Mountain

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5684, Longitude: -93.6119     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Whittington Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Whittington Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from . 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.

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