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The location of Friendship Cemetery









A visit to the Friendship Cemetery ...

The location of the Friendship 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 Friendship Cemetery ...

The Friendship Cemetery is located in Marion County.

The county seat for Marion County is located in Columbia. Columbia lies just to the west northwest of the Friendship Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.2443°   (31° 14' 39")

Lon:   -89.7884°   (-89° 47' 18")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Friendship Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Marion County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery

Baylis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Friendship Cemetery

Breakfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Friendship Cemetery

Broom Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery

Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery

Columbia City Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery

East Columbia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery

Emmanuel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Enon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Friendship Cemetery

Expose Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery

Foxworth Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harmony Cemetery   [Map]

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

Improve Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

North Columbia City Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pope Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery

Singley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery

Stringer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery

Stringer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery

Sunflower Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tolar Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery

Watts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Friendship Cemetery.

Angie (LA)   [Map]     Purvis   [Map]    
Bassfield   [Map]     Sartinville   [Map]    
Columbia   [Map]     Seminary   [Map]    
Hattiesburg   [Map]     Silver Creek   [Map]    
Lumberton   [Map]     Sumrall   [Map]    
Lux   [Map]     Tylertown   [Map]    
Monticello   [Map]     Varnado (LA)   [Map]    
Pinebur   [Map]     Wells Town   [Map]    
Prentiss   [Map]     West Hattiesburg   [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 Friendship Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Marion County.

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

Columbia   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Hattiesburg   [Map]
 - Located in Forrest County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Lumberton   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 Friendship Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Copiah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Simpson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Smith County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #710538   (Name of Record: Friendship Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 31.2443441     Lon: -89.7884118   [Map]
Elev: 71         Map Name: Columbia South

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 '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 Friendship Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2443, Longitude: -89.7884     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Friendship Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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