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(Clarke County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Chancellor Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Chancellor 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 Chancellor Cemetery...

The Chancellor Cemetery is located in Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Quitman.

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

Lat:   32.1326°   (32° 7' 57")

Lon:   -88.7223°   (-88° 43' 20")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Chancellor 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 Chancellor Cemetery.

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


 

  Chancellor Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Hickory   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Newton County
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Shubuta   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Chancellor Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Chancellor Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Archusa Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Cooper Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Devoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Kramer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
McRae Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Old Souenlovie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Quitman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Stonewall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Sullers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
White Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 
Zion Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Chancellor Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Chancellor Cemetery.

Chunky   [Map]Marion   [Map]Rose Hill   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Melvin (AL)   [Map]Shubuta   [Map]
Fellowship   [Map]Meridian   [Map]Stafford Springs   [Map]
Gridley   [Map]Nellieburg   [Map]Stonewall   [Map]
Heidelberg   [Map]Orange   [Map]Suqualena   [Map]
Hickory   [Map]Pachuta   [Map]Vimville   [Map]
Junction City   [Map]Penantly   [Map]Vossburg   [Map]
Kelona   [Map]Quitman   [Map]Whynot   [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 - you should note 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 Chancellor Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Clarke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Greene County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Neshoba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #690787   (Name of Record: Chancellor Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 32.1326479     Lon: -88.7222669   [Map]
Elev: 109         Map Name: Sable

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Clarke County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.1326, Longitude: -88.7223     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chancellor Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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