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(Lee County, Mississippi)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Fairfield 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 Fairfield Cemetery...

The Fairfield Cemetery is located in Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Tupelo.

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

Lat:   34.1596°   (34° 9' 34")

Lon:   -88.5987°   (-88° 35' 55")

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

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


 

  Fairfield Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aberdeen   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Baldwyn   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Cotton Gin Port - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Nettleton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Okolona   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Chickasaw County
 
Pontotoc   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Pontotoc County
 
Tupelo   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairfield Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Fairfield Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Boguefala Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Bowlin Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Conwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Dotys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
English Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the English Family Cemetery (FAG ID #59182)
 
Francis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Gilvo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Grey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Hussey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Kellys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Lee Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Nettleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Old Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Orr - Patterson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Palestine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Pettigrew - Ivy Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Plantersville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Pound Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Shannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Shumpert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Temples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Verona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Whiteside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Whiteside Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Williams - Hill Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 
Wiygul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairfield Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fairfield Cemetery.

Amory   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port   [Map]Nettleton   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Fulton   [Map]Okolona   [Map]Tupelo   [Map]
Hatley   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]Verona   [Map]
Mantachie   [Map]Saltillo   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 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 Fairfield Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Alcorn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       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    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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    
Tippah 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #708983   (Name of Record: Fairfield Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 34.1595524     Lon: -88.5986601   [Map]
Elev: 97         Map Name: Evergreen

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: 34.1596, Longitude: -88.5987     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fairfield Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Fairfield 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 drawn 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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