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Our Genealogical Helper for Trident ...

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 Trident (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 Trident. 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 Trident ...

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 113 newspapers that have been published in the area around Trident.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Trident, there are papers which were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Trident.

Cemeteries Near Trident ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Trident.

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 Trident covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  E Norwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Harold Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  W Brady Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Old Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Beatty Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Watts Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Parris Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Crawford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Gunter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Old Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Sixkiller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Rogers Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Baptist Mission Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Woodall Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lone Elm Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Lacie Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Westville Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Crittenden Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Beatty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Yell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Logan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Fairmount Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Foreman Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ganderville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Blagg Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Flint Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Alberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gentry 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.<3>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Trident had a post office and no railroad service.

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

Cincinnati   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Trident
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Cincinnati had a post office and no railroad service
 
Siloam Springs   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Trident
 - 1895 population of 821 people (with 16,448 people in 2016)
 - Siloam Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hico   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Trident
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Hico had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summers   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Trident
 - Summers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rickert - Historic   [Map]
 - While Rickert was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Trident
 - Rickert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robinson   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trident
 - Robinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logan   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trident
 - Logan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flint - Historic   [Map]
 - While Flint was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Trident
 - Flint had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lincoln   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Trident
 - Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Trident. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Trident 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 east contained birth and death records; the county to the south 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.

Trident is located in Benton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Benton County: Carroll, Madison, Washington, Barry (MO), McDonald (MO), Adair (OK) & Delaware (OK).

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

  DirectionDistance
Benton     (The home county for Trident)
      Siloam Springs   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Gentry   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Springtown   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Cherokee City   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Highfill   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Cave Springs   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Centerton   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Bethel Heights   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Maysville   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Rome City - Historic   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Lowell   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Crawford
      Natural Dam   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Winfrey   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Chester   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cedarville   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Mountainburg   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Locke   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Madison
      Wesley   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Whitener   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hindsville   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Georgetown   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Combs   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Washington
      Summers   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Prairie Grove   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Tontitown   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Canehill   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Dutch Mills   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Elm Springs   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Morrow   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Fayette Junction   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Fayetteville   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Greenland   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
 
McDonald (MO)
      South West City (MO)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Noel (MO)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Jane (MO)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Pineville (MO)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ginger Blue (MO)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lanagan (MO)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Anderson (MO)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Tiff City (MO)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Wylie (MO)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Powell (MO)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Adair (OK)
      Watts Community (OK)   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Watts (OK)   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Westville (OK)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Addielee (OK)   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Christie (OK)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Peavine (OK)   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Chewey (OK)   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      West Peavine (OK)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Fairfield (OK)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Proctor (OK)   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Marietta (OK)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Stilwell (OK)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Cherokee (OK)
      Scraper (OK)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Oaks (OK)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Eldon (OK)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Briggs (OK)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Moodys (OK)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Welling (OK)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Tenkiller (OK)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Tahlequah (OK)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Carters Landing (OK)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Park Hill (OK)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Tsa La Gi Indian Village (OK)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Gideon (OK)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Delaware (OK)
      West Siloam Springs (OK)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Dripping Springs (OK)   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Flint Creek (OK)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Colcord (OK)   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Cloud Creek (OK)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Kansas (OK)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Twin Oaks (OK)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Sycamore (OK)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Rocky Ford (OK)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Leach (OK)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Brush Creek (OK)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bull Hollow (OK)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Mayes (OK)
      Rose (OK)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Snake Creek (OK)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Spavinaw (OK)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Iron Post (OK)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Pump Back (OK)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Wickliffe (OK)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Locust Grove (OK)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Disney (OK)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hoot Owl (OK)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Ballou (OK)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Salina (OK)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Langley (OK)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Sequoyah (OK)
      Short (OK)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Stoney Point (OK)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Flute Springs (OK)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Belfonte (OK)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Brushy (OK)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Marble City (OK)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 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 are relevant to Trident:

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 Benton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Crawford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Mayes 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 Benton County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Benton 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
 
Also see Diaster Stories for ...
      Missouri
      Oklahoma

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Trident ...

While our initial data for Trident came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Trident in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Trident.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide
      Published by Rand McNally & Co.      (Document found on Google Books)
Notes for Trident:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
 
The GNIS database contains an entry for Trident.
      See our Misc Page for Trident for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Arkansas

About Benton County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trident. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.ar.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Trident. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Trident) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trident. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1009, Longitude: -94.4805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trident have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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<3>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 Trident, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Trident.



 
 
 

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