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(Lauderdale County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Good Hope Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Good Hope 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.

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The Location of the Good Hope Cemetery...

The Good Hope Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Meridian.

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

Lat:   32.4274°   (32° 25' 38")

Lon:   -88.5895°   (-88° 35' 22")

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

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


 

  Good Hope Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

De Kalb   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Kemper County
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Hickory   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Newton County
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
York   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Good Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lauderdale County.

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Barrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Clayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Coker Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Coker Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #58688)
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Daleville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Elmwood Cemetery (FAG ID #2607514)
 
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Forest Lawn Memory Gardens (FAG ID #59344)
 
Hearn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2247115)
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Kinard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Lauderdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Lauderdale Springs Confederate - Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Long Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Long Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #60534)
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Magnolia Cemetery (FAG ID #60635)
 
McLemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
McMurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Old Marion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Old Marion Cemetery (FAG ID #61661)
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Pigford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pigford Cemetery (FAG ID #61911)
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Rawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rawson Cemetery (FAG ID #62243)
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
St. Luke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Luke Cemetery (FAG ID #62492)
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Segars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Shamburger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Tinnin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Toomsuba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Toomsuba Cemetery (FAG ID #2146994)
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the White Cemetery (FAG ID #63570)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Good Hope Cemetery.

Bellamy (AL)   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Nellieburg   [Map]
Chunky   [Map]Fellowship   [Map]Sledge (AL)   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Hickory   [Map]Stonewall   [Map]
Cromwell (AL)   [Map]Intercourse (AL)   [Map]Suqualena   [Map]
Cuba (AL)   [Map]Lisman (AL)   [Map]Vimville   [Map]
De Kalb   [Map]Livingston (AL)   [Map]Ward (AL)   [Map]
Electric Mills   [Map]Marion   [Map]Whynot   [Map]
Emelle (AL)   [Map]Meridian   [Map]York (AL)   [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 like to 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 Good Hope Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale 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      
Greene County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marengo County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke 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    
Kemper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Neshoba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Lauderdale 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 Good Hope 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 Good Hope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #670465   (Name of Record: Good Hope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 32.4273632     Lon: -88.5894851   [Map]
Elev: 149         Map Name: Toomsuba

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Lauderdale County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

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: 32.4274, Longitude: -88.5895     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Good Hope Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Good Hope 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . 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.

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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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<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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