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(Washington County, Arkansas)


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Profile for the Wilson Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Wilson 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Wilson Cemetery...

The Wilson Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Fayetteville.

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

Lat:   36.0095°   (36° 0' 34")

Lon:   -94.1383°   (-94° 8' 17")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Wilson 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 Wilson Cemetery. The following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Elkins   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Lincoln   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Prairie Grove   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Springdale   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
West Fork   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Winslow   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wilson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington County.

Boone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Boone Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Bowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Buckner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Burkhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Campbell Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Cemetery Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Combs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Fairview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Fayetteville National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109402<4>
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Illinois Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Comfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1143894
 
Oxford Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Reese Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Rieff Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Round Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Stearns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Stokenbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Tharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Union Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
West Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Woolsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Wilson Cemetery.

Bethel Heights   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Strickler   [Map]
Blue Springs Village   [Map]Greenland   [Map]Sulphur City   [Map]
Canehill   [Map]Hazel Valley   [Map]Tontitown   [Map]
Elkins   [Map]Johnson   [Map]War Eagle Cove   [Map]
Elm Springs   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Wesley   [Map]
Farmington   [Map]Lowell   [Map]West Fork   [Map]
Fayette Junction   [Map]Mayfield   [Map]Whitener   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Prairie Grove   [Map]Winslow   [Map]
Georgetown   [Map]Springdale   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Wilson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crawford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barry County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDonald County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Adair County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Delaware County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequoyah County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #56437   (Name of Record: Wilson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 36.0095245     Lon: -94.1382591   [Map]
Elev: 373         Map Name: Fayetteville

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The Communities of Arkansas

About Washington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



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: 36.0095, Longitude: -94.1383     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Wilson 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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