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The location of Kivisto Cemetery









A visit to the Kivisto Cemetery ...

The location of the Kivisto 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 Kivisto Cemetery ...

The Kivisto Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Pascagoula.

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

Lat:   30.4513°   (30° 27' 4")

Lon:   -88.4436°   (-88° 26' 36")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Kivisto Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Big Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Dees Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Evergreen Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
First Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #59303<3>
 
Forts Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Grand Bay Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Martin Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Mormon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Old Spanish Fort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Orange Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Pine Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Piner McGrew Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Tates Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Union Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Wolf Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Kivisto Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Kivisto Cemetery.

Bayou La Batre (AL)   [Map]     Hurley   [Map]    
Big Point   [Map]     Irvington (AL)   [Map]    
Coden (AL)   [Map]     Martin Bluff   [Map]    
Coll Town   [Map]     Moss Point   [Map]    
Escatawpa   [Map]     Orange Grove   [Map]    
Fountainebleau   [Map]     Pascagoula   [Map]    
Gautier   [Map]     Saint Elmo (AL)   [Map]    
Grand Bay (AL)   [Map]     Vancleave   [Map]    
Helena   [Map]     Wade   [Map]    
Hickory Hills   [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 Kivisto Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jackson County.

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

Gautier   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Grand Bay   [Map]
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Moss Point   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kivisto Cemetery
 
Pascagoula   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kivisto Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Kivisto Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mobile County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
George County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #672198   (Name of Record: Kivisto Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 30.4513096     Lon: -88.4436234   [Map]
Elev: 3         Map Name: Kreole

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Jackson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.ms.us/

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Kivisto Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4513, Longitude: -88.4436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kivisto 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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