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(Wayne County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Dunn Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Dunn 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 Dunn Cemetery...

The Dunn Cemetery is located in Wayne County. The county seat for Wayne County is located in Waynesboro.

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

Lat:   31.4488°   (31° 26' 55")

Lon:   -88.6145°   (-88° 36' 52")

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

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


 

  Dunn Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Beaumont   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Chatom   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (AL)
 
Clara   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Fruitdale   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County (AL)
 
Leakesville   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Richton   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Shubuta   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North (N) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Dunn Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Dunn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Avera Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Chason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Freefield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Indian Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Johnson Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Kittrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Pittman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Slay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
State Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Dunn Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Dunn Cemetery.

Aquilla (AL)   [Map]Fruitdale (AL)   [Map]State Line   [Map]
Barlow (AL)   [Map]Leakesville   [Map]Tibbie (AL)   [Map]
Carson City   [Map]Mehaffey (AL)   [Map]Vinegar Bend (AL)   [Map]
Chatom (AL)   [Map]Millry (AL)   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Clara   [Map]Richton   [Map]Yellow Pine (AL)   [Map]
Deer Park (AL)   [Map]Robinsons Junction   [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 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 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 Dunn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wayne 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      
Mobile County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #693137   (Name of Record: Dunn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 31.4487794     Lon: -88.6144751   [Map]
Elev: 70         Map Name: Knobtown

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Mississippi

About Wayne County

About Mississippi

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: 31.4488, Longitude: -88.6145     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dunn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dunn 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' (or point-to-point) distance from . 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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