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The location of Gipson Cemetery









A visit to the Gipson Cemetery ...

The location of the Gipson 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 Gipson Cemetery ...

The Gipson Cemetery is located in Pearl River County.

The county seat for Pearl River County is located in Poplarville. Poplarville lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of the Gipson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.5757°   (30° 34' 32")

Lon:   -89.5784°   (-89° 34' 42")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gipson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hancock County

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

Hollman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Gipson Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Gipson Cemetery

Necaise Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hancock County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Gipson Cemetery

Pearson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hancock County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Gipson Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Gipson Cemetery

Spiers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Steep Hollow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Gipson Cemetery

Thigpen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Gipson Cemetery

Turtleskin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hancock County

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Gipson Cemetery

Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Gipson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Gipson Cemetery.

Bay Saint Louis   [Map]     Northwood Village (LA)   [Map]    
Bogalusa (LA)   [Map]     Pearl River (LA)   [Map]    
Bon Village (LA)   [Map]     Pearlington   [Map]    
Browns Village (LA)   [Map]     Picayune   [Map]    
Bush (LA)   [Map]     Poplarville   [Map]    
Diamondhead   [Map]     Shoreline Park   [Map]    
Gainesville   [Map]     Slidell (LA)   [Map]    
Hickory (LA)   [Map]     Smith Town   [Map]    
Huntwyck Village (LA)   [Map]     Sun (LA)   [Map]    
Kiln   [Map]     Talisheek (LA)   [Map]    
Lake Village (LA)   [Map]     Tanglewood Village (LA)   [Map]    
Logtown   [Map]     Waveland   [Map]    
McClane City (LA)   [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 Gipson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pearl River County.

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

Bay Saint Louis   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gipson Cemetery
 
Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Located in Washington Parish (LA)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gipson Cemetery
 
Gainesville - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gipson Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gipson Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Gipson Cemetery
 
Slidell   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish (LA)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gipson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to 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 - 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 Gipson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pearl River County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Orleans Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard 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

 
Forrest County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
George County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion 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

 
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 Pearl River County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Pearl River 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 Gipson 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 Gipson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #670413   (Name of Record: Gipson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pearl River
Lat: 30.5757465     Lon: -89.5783942   [Map]
Elev: 48         Map Name: Caesar

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pearl River County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pearl River County: www.pearlrivercounty.net/

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' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Gipson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5757, Longitude: -89.5784     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gipson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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