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(Clarke County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Heard Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Heard 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Heard Cemetery...

The Heard Cemetery is located in Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Quitman.

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

Lat:   31.9002°   (31° 54' 0")

Lon:   -88.6898°   (-88° 41' 23")

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

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


 

  Heard Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Clara   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Sandersville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Shubuta   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Heard Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Atkinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Bethea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Billie Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Chaparral Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Clear Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #58656)
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Covington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Heard Cemetery
 
De Soto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Gandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Jehu Oscar Everitt Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Matherville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Menasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Mt. Levy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Sandhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Heard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Shubuta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Heard Cemetery
 
Sullers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Heard Cemetery
 
White Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Heard Cemetery
 
White Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Heard Cemetery

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 Heard Cemetery.

Aquilla (AL)   [Map]Melvin (AL)   [Map]Shubuta   [Map]
Bolinger (AL)   [Map]Needham (AL)   [Map]Silas (AL)   [Map]
Clara   [Map]Orange   [Map]Stafford Springs   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Pachuta   [Map]Stonewall   [Map]
Gilbertown (AL)   [Map]Quitman   [Map]Toxey (AL)   [Map]
Heidelberg   [Map]Robinsons Junction   [Map]Vossburg   [Map]
Junction City   [Map]Rose Hill   [Map]Waldrup   [Map]
Kelona   [Map]Sandersville   [Map]Waynesboro   [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 begin 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 Heard Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Clarke 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      
Marengo County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene 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    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #671051   (Name of Record: Heard Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.900154     Lon: -88.689763   [Map]
Elev: 74         Map Name: De Soto

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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: 31.9002, Longitude: -88.6898     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Heard Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Heard 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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