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The location of Graham Cemetery









A visit to the Graham Cemetery ...

The location of the Graham 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 Graham Cemetery ...

The Graham 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 Graham Cemetery

Lat:   32.3015°   (32° 18' 5")

Lon:   -88.7389°   (-88° 44' 20")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Graham Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Burwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #58727<3>
 
Devoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2607514
 
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Fairchild Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Hays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Lad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Long Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #60534
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #60635
 
McLemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Meridian Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1429432
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #61750
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Sageville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
St. Luke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #62492
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Semmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #62669
 
Stinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Tunnel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
West Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63697

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Graham Cemetery.

Chunky   [Map]     Pachuta   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Penantly   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Quitman   [Map]    
Fellowship   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Hickory   [Map]     Stonewall   [Map]    
Marion   [Map]     Suqualena   [Map]    
Meridian   [Map]     Vimville   [Map]    
Nellieburg   [Map]     Whynot   [Map]    
Orange   [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 Graham 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 Graham Cemetery.

Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Hickory   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the Graham Cemetery
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Graham 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 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 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 Graham Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marengo County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Sumter County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Washington County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jasper County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jones County:     Cyndi's
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Kemper County:     Cyndi's
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Leake County:     Cyndi's
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Neshoba County:     Cyndi's
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Newton County:     Cyndi's
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Noxubee County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Smith County:     Cyndi's
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Wayne County:     Cyndi's
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Winston County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries 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 Graham 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 Graham Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #670569   (Name of Record: Graham Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 32.3015334     Lon: -88.7389351   [Map]
Elev: 97         Map Name: Meridian South

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for 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: 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Graham Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3015, Longitude: -88.7389     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Graham 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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