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The location of Macedonia Cemetery









A visit to the Macedonia Cemetery ...

The location of the Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery ...

The Macedonia Cemetery is located in Lincoln County.

The county seat for Lincoln County is located in Brookhaven. Brookhaven lies just to the west of the Macedonia Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.5807°   (31° 34' 50")

Lon:   -90.3748°   (-90° 22' 29")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Macedonia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lincoln County.

Bethel Temple Pentecostal Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Brister Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brookhaven Memorial Gardens   [Map]

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

Burns Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dunn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Easthaven Cemetery   [Map]

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

Friendship MB Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Godman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Hillcrest Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hopewell MB Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Kees Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Little Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mission Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery

New Hope Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Hope MB Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery

New Sight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Hill MB Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery

St. John Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Union Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Union Hall Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Warren Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Macedonia Cemetery.

Bacots   [Map]     Holmesville   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     McComb   [Map]    
Beauregard   [Map]     Monticello   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     New Hebron   [Map]    
Cobbs   [Map]     Rosella   [Map]    
Crystal Springs   [Map]     Sartinville   [Map]    
Eddiceton   [Map]     Silver Creek   [Map]    
Georgetown   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Grange   [Map]     Wesson   [Map]    
Hazlehurst   [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 Macedonia Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lincoln County.

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

Beauregard   [Map]
 - Located in Copiah County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Brookhaven   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Crystal Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Copiah County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Hazlehurst   [Map]
 - Located in Copiah County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Wesson   [Map]
 - Located in Copiah County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Macedonia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lincoln County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Saint Helena 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

 
Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Copiah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hinds County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Rankin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Simpson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Smith County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson 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 Lincoln County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Lincoln 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 Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #672994   (Name of Record: Macedonia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lincoln
Lat: 31.5807251     Lon: -90.3748154   [Map]
Elev: 153         Map Name: Fair Oak Springs

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Macedonia Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5807, Longitude: -90.3748     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Macedonia Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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