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The location of Davis Cemetery









A visit to the Davis Cemetery ...

The location of the Davis Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Davis Cemetery ...

The Davis Cemetery is located in Panola County. The county seat for Panola County is located in Batesville.

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

Lat:   34.4240°   (34° 25' 26")

Lon:   -89.9681°   (-89° 58' 5")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Davis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Panola County.

Belmont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Cistern Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Como Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
McGehees Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
McIvor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Mt. Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Peach Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Pleasant Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Rock Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Star Place - Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Wesley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Davis Cemetery.

Batesville   [Map]     Marks   [Map]    
Coldwater   [Map]     Mims   [Map]    
Como   [Map]     New Town   [Map]    
Courtland   [Map]     Pope   [Map]    
Crenshaw   [Map]     Sardis   [Map]    
Crowder   [Map]     Senatobia   [Map]    
Falcon   [Map]     Sledge   [Map]    
Longtown   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Batesville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Hernando   [Map]
 - Located in DeSoto County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Marks   [Map]
 - Located in Quitman County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Oxford   [Map]
 - Located in Lafayette County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Senatobia   [Map]
 - Located in Tate County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Water Valley   [Map]
 - Located in Yalobusha County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Davis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Panola County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Crittenden County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Francis County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bolivar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coahoma County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
DeSoto County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grenada County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Leflore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pontotoc County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Quitman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sunflower County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tallahatchie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tate County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tunica County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Yalobusha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Panola 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 Davis 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 Davis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #669135   (Name of Record: Davis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Panola
Lat: 34.4239961     Lon: -89.9681456   [Map]
Elev: 103         Map Name: Sardis

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Panola County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Davis Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4240, Longitude: -89.9681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Davis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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