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The location of Freeman Cemetery









A visit to the Freeman Cemetery ...

The location of the Freeman 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 Freeman Cemetery ...

The Freeman Cemetery is located in Amite County.

The county seat for Amite County is located in Liberty. Liberty lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of the Freeman Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Freeman Cemetery

Lat:   31.3063°   (31° 18' 22")

Lon:   -90.6645°   (-90° 39' 52")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Freeman Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brown Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Freeman Cemetery

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Cain Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Church of God Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Freeman Cemetery

Cruise Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Cupit Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Freeman Cemetery

East Fork Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Freeman Cemetery

Everett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Fenn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Freeman Cemetery

Flowers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Gardner - McKnight Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Garner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Gerald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #59472<3>

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Hampton Burris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Harrell - Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Freeman Cemetery

Hewitt Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Keith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Freeman Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Lumpkin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Freeman Cemetery

Marsalis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Freeman Cemetery

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery

McGehee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Freeman Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Nunnery Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Freeman Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Old Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Parsons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Pate - Gardner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Reeves Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Salem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Tangipahoa Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Temple Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Freeman Cemetery

Terrell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Terry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Thomas Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Freeman Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Freeman Cemetery

Thornton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Franklin County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Wactor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Wactor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Freeman Cemetery

Westbrook Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Wicker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Freeman Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery

Wroten & Carraway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Freeman Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Bacots   [Map]     Kentwood (LA)   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     Liberty   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     Magnolia   [Map]    
Bude   [Map]     McComb   [Map]    
Cobbs   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Crosby   [Map]     Meadville   [Map]    
Eddiceton   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Rosetta   [Map]    
Gloster   [Map]     Roxie   [Map]    
Holmesville   [Map]     Summit   [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 Freeman Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Amite County.

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

Brookhaven   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Meadville   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Freeman Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Freeman 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 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 - 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 Freeman Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Amite County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Concordia Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
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East Baton Rouge Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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East Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Livingston Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Adams County:     Cyndi's
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Claiborne County:     Cyndi's
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Copiah County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Pike County:     Cyndi's
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Simpson County:     Cyndi's
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Walthall County:     Cyndi's
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Wilkinson County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Amite 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 Freeman 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 Freeman Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #685267   (Name of Record: Freeman Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amite
Lat: 31.3062855     Lon: -90.6645455   [Map]
Elev: 125         Map Name: Smithdale

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Freeman Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3063, Longitude: -90.6645     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Freeman Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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