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Our Genealogical Helper for Super ...

So far, we have found very little information about Super. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Super to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Super, please Contact Us.




We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Super (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Super. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Newspapers Published in Super ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 57 newspapers that have been published in the area around Super.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Super, there are papers which were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Super.

Cemeteries Near Super ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Super.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Super covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
  NW Fairmount Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Tate Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSW Talman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Love Rest Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NNW Russian Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lone Tree Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Holy Rosary Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Zion Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Belcher Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Geridge Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSE Yoder Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WNW Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Flynn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]     


       

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.

While we didn't find Super in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Super.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Super, with the one closest to Super listed first.

Fairmount   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Super
 - Fairmount had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parham - Historic   [Map]
 - While Parham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Super
 - Parham had railroad service and no post office
 
Stuttgart   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Super
 - 1895 population of 1,165 people (with 8,773 people in 2017)
 - Stuttgart had a post office and railroad service
 
Goldman   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Super
 - 1895 population of 168 people
 - Goldman had a post office and railroad service
 
Roe   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Super
 - Roe had a post office and railroad service
 
Humphrey   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Super
 - Humphrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Casscoe   [Map]
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Super
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Casscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Almyra   [Map]
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Super
 - Almyra had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Super. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Super in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Although our information shows that the community of Super is historic, it would have been located within present day Arkansas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Arkansas County: Desha, Jefferson, Lincoln, Lonoke, Monroe, Phillips & Prairie.

Below are the counties that are near Super. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Super:

  DirectionDistance
Arkansas     (The home county for Super)
      Stuttgart   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Casscoe   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Almyra   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Preston Ferry   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Crockett's Bluff   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bayou Meto   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      De Witt   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Saint Charles   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Ethel   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Gillett   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Tichnor   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Jefferson
      Humphrey   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Wabbaseka   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Altheimer   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Tucker   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Sherrill   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Reydell   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Wright   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Moscow   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Tamo   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pine Bluff   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      White Hall   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Jefferson   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Redfield   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Lee
      Moro   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Aubrey   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Lincoln
      Grady   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gould   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Yorktown   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Lonoke
      Parkers Corner   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Humnoke   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Allport   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Seaton   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Coy   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Carlisle   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      England   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Lonoke   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Keo   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ward   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Austin   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cabot   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Monroe
      Roe   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Clarendon   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Holly Grove   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Pine City   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Monroe   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Brinkley   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Fargo   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Phillips
      Turner   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Marvell   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Turkey Scratch   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Lambrook   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Poplar Grove   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Prairie
      Ulm   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Tollville   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hazen   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Screeton   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      De Valls Bluff   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Biscoe   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Fredonia   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Des Arc   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hickory Plains   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Sand Hill   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Little Dixie   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Pulaski
      Scott   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hensley   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Woodson   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Wrightsville   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Jacksonville   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      McAlmont   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      College Station   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Rose City   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Booker   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sweet Home   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sherwood   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Bingham   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Saint Francis
      Wheatley   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Goodwin   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
White
      Griffithville   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Georgetown   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Beebe   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      McRae   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Woodruff
      Cotton Plant   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Super, see our County-by-County Page for Super.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 are relevant to Super:

These websites are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Arkansas History Commission

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Arkansas to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Arkansas County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lonoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Phillips County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prairie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Francis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
White County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodruff County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a Community in Arkansas

About Arkansas County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Super, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Super. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Super) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Super. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5673, Longitude: -91.5654     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Super 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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