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The location of Knoxo Cemetery









A visit to the Knoxo Cemetery ...

The location of the Knoxo 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 Knoxo Cemetery ...

The Knoxo Cemetery is located in Walthall County.

The county seat for Walthall County is located in Tylertown. Tylertown lies just to the west of the Knoxo Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.1330°   (31° 7' 58")

Lon:   -90.0431°   (-90° 2' 35")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Knoxo Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Boyd Cemetery   [Map]

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

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Centerville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Knoxo Cemetery

China Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Crystal Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Dillon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Duncan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Elisha Crawford Holmes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Elisha Holmes Sr. Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Elisha Thornhill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Fortenberry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Marion County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Founders Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Hobgood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Jessie C Fortenberry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Kokomo Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Marion County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Lott Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Marion County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Knoxo Cemetery

McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Knoxo Cemetery

New Damascus Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Marion County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Knoxo Cemetery

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Oral Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Pittman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Rushing Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Rushing Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sam McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Spence Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stogner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Tom Nat Stogner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Turnage Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Marion County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Tylertown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Union Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Woods Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Angie (LA)   [Map]     Monticello   [Map]    
Bacots   [Map]     Mount Hermon (LA)   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Bogalusa (LA)   [Map]     Pinebur   [Map]    
Columbia   [Map]     Sartinville   [Map]    
Enon (LA)   [Map]     Stoney Point (LA)   [Map]    
Franklinton (LA)   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Holmesville   [Map]     Sunny Hill (LA)   [Map]    
Magnolia   [Map]     Tylertown   [Map]    
McComb   [Map]     Varnado (LA)   [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 Knoxo Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Walthall County.

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

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Located in Washington Parish (LA)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Knoxo Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Knoxo Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the Knoxo Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knoxo Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the North (N) of the Knoxo Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Knoxo Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knoxo Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Knoxo Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walthall 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

 
Copiah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Simpson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone 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 Walthall County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Walthall 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 Knoxo 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 Knoxo Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #709249   (Name of Record: Knoxo Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walthall
Lat: 31.1329567     Lon: -90.0431414   [Map]
Elev: 125         Map Name: Kokomo

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Walthall County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Knoxo Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1330, Longitude: -90.0431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Knoxo Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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