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(Monroe County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Buckingham Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Buckingham 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Buckingham Cemetery...

The Buckingham Cemetery is located in Monroe County. The county seat for Monroe County is located in Aberdeen.

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

Lat:   33.7890°   (33° 47' 20")

Lon:   -88.4737°   (-88° 28' 25")

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

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Buckingham Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Buckingham Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aberdeen   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Cotton Gin Port - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Nettleton   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Okolona   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Chickasaw County
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
West Point   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Buckingham Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Beeks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Concord #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Concord #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
County Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Duke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Easter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Greenbrier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Lackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Morton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Mountain Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Oak Lawn Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Posey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Sartor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Seely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Seely Cemetery (FAG ID #1474223)
 
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Buckingham Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Buckingham Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Buckingham Cemetery.

Aberdeen   [Map]Detroit (AL)   [Map]Okolona   [Map]
Amory   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Bent Oak   [Map]Gattman   [Map]Sulligent (AL)   [Map]
Caledonia   [Map]Hatley   [Map]Vernon (AL)   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Hightogy (AL)   [Map]Vinton   [Map]
Columbus   [Map]Nettleton   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port   [Map]New Hope   [Map]Wren   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and 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 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 Buckingham Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fayette County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pontotoc County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Buckingham 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 Buckingham Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #667748   (Name of Record: Buckingham Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 33.7890029     Lon: -88.473653   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Amory SW

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.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: 33.7890, Longitude: -88.4737     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Buckingham Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Buckingham 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' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things 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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