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Profile for the Keys Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Keys 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 Keys Cemetery...

The Keys Cemetery is located in Itawamba County. The county seat for Itawamba County is located in Fulton.

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

Lat:   34.2018°   (34° 12' 6")

Lon:   -88.4645°   (-88° 27' 52")

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

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


 

  Keys Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Baldwyn   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Cotton Gin Port - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Nettleton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Okolona   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Chickasaw County
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Tupelo   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Keys Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Bean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Boguefala Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Bourland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Bowlin Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Clover Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Conwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Dorsey Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Duvall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
East Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Fairfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Files Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Francis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Hardin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Hussey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Itawamba Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Kellys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Maxey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Keys Cemetery
 
New Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Orr - Patterson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Palestine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Pettigrew - Ivy Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Pound Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Reeds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Shumpert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Tilden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Keys Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Whiteside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keys Cemetery
 
Wiygul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keys Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Keys Cemetery.

Amory   [Map]Mantachie   [Map]Saltillo   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port   [Map]Marietta   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Detroit (AL)   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Fulton   [Map]Nettleton   [Map]Tremont   [Map]
Guntown   [Map]Oakland   [Map]Tupelo   [Map]
Hatley   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]Verona   [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 - you should note 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 Keys Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Itawamba County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Oktibbeha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pontotoc County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #706243   (Name of Record: Keys Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Itawamba
Lat: 34.2017732     Lon: -88.464491   [Map]
Elev: 114         Map Name: Beans Ferry

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Itawamba County: www.co.itawamba.ms.us/

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: 34.2018, Longitude: -88.4645     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Keys Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Keys 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 beginning 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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