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The location of Kennedy Cemetery









A visit to the Kennedy Cemetery ...

The location of the Kennedy 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 Kennedy Cemetery ...

The Kennedy Cemetery is located in Pearl River County.

The county seat for Pearl River County is located in Poplarville. Poplarville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of the Kennedy Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.8169°   (30° 49' 0")

Lon:   -89.7692°   (-89° 46' 9")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Kennedy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Adams Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Coburn Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Duffys Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Fornea Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Hillview Memorial Gardens (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Holdens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Knight Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

McGehee Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Miley Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Mohon Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Old Fornea Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Old Live Oak Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Pleasant Valley Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Ponemah Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Pounds Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Rester Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Richie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Seal Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Sheridan Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Wallace Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Kennedy Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Kennedy Cemetery.

Angie (LA)   [Map]     Pinebur   [Map]    
Bogalusa (LA)   [Map]     Poplarville   [Map]    
Bush (LA)   [Map]     Smith Town   [Map]    
Enon (LA)   [Map]     Sun (LA)   [Map]    
Franklinton (LA)   [Map]     Talisheek (LA)   [Map]    
Hickory (LA)   [Map]     Varnado (LA)   [Map]    
Lumberton   [Map]     Wells Town   [Map]    
Picayune   [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 Kennedy 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 Kennedy Cemetery.

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Located in Washington Parish (LA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kennedy Cemetery
 
Lumberton   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kennedy Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kennedy Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Kennedy Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Kennedy 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:

Livingston Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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 Kennedy 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 Kennedy Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #690883   (Name of Record: Kennedy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pearl River
Lat: 30.8168538     Lon: -89.7692394   [Map]
Elev: 27         Map Name: Bogalusa East

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Pearl River County

About Mississippi

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 'point-to-point' 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 Kennedy Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8169, Longitude: -89.7692     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kennedy Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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