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(Coahoma County, Mississippi)


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The location of Cherry Hill Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Cherry Hill 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.

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The Location of the Cherry Hill Cemetery...

The Cherry Hill Cemetery is located in Coahoma County. The county seat for Coahoma County is located in Clarksdale.

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

Lat:   34.0562°   (34° 3' 22")

Lon:   -90.5026°   (-90° 30' 9")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Cherry Hill 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 Cherry Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Coahoma County.

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

Clarksdale   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Drew   [Map]
 - Located in Sunflower County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Friars Point   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Marks   [Map]
 - Located in Quitman County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Mound Bayou   [Map]
 - Located in Bolivar County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Ruleville   [Map]
 - Located in Sunflower County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Sumner   [Map]
 - Located in Tallahatchie County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cherry Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Quitman County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Cagles Crossroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Carr's Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Clarksdale Mennonite Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Galena Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallahatchie County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Hebrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sunflower County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Muddy Bayou Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallahatchie County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
New Light Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallahatchie County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Pleasant Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sunflower County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Rosemound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallahatchie County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Roundaway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sunflower County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Second Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sunflower County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
Tallahatchie County Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Quitman County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery
 
True Vine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Cherry Hill Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Cherry Hill Cemetery.

Alligator   [Map]Hopson   [Map]Mound Bayou   [Map]
Claremont   [Map]Hushpuckena   [Map]Round Lake   [Map]
Clarksdale   [Map]Jonestown   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Coahoma   [Map]Lambert   [Map]Sumner   [Map]
Drew   [Map]Lyon   [Map]Swan Lake   [Map]
Duncan   [Map]Marks   [Map]Tutwiler   [Map]
Glendora   [Map]Merigold   [Map]Webb   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Cherry Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Coahoma County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Desha County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Phillips County (AR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bolivar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grenada County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Humphreys County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leflore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Panola County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sunflower County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallahatchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tate County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tunica County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yalobusha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

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 Cherry Hill 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 Cherry Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #668372   (Name of Record: Cherry Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coahoma
Lat: 34.0562224     Lon: -90.5025954   [Map]
Elev: 48         Map Name: Mattson

Other Roadside Stops ...



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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: 34.0562, Longitude: -90.5026     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cherry Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cherry Hill 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 from . 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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