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McLemore Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the McLemore Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the McLemore 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 McLemore Cemetery...

The McLemore Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Meridian.

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

Lat:   32.3676°   (32° 22' 3")

Lon:   -88.6945°   (-88° 41' 40")

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

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


 

  McLemore Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

De Kalb   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the North (N) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Located in Kemper County
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Located in Newton County
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Hickory   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Located in Newton County
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Located in Newton County
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
York   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the McLemore Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lauderdale County.

Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Burwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Elmwood Cemetery (FAG ID #2607514)
 
Fairchild Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Forest Lawn Memory Gardens (FAG ID #59344)
 
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Kinard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Lad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Long Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Long Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #60534)
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Magnolia Cemetery (FAG ID #60635)
 
Meridian Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Meridian Memorial Park (FAG ID #1429432)
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Old Marion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Old Marion Cemetery (FAG ID #61661)
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Sageville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
St. Luke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Luke Cemetery (FAG ID #62492)
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Semmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Semmes Cemetery (FAG ID #62669)
 
Stinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
West Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McLemore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wilson Cemetery (FAG ID #63697)

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 McLemore Cemetery.

Chunky   [Map]Hickory   [Map]Quitman   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Marion   [Map]Rose Hill   [Map]
Cuba (AL)   [Map]Meridian   [Map]Stonewall   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Nellieburg   [Map]Suqualena   [Map]
Fellowship   [Map]Orange   [Map]Vimville   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 McLemore Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Greene County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Neshoba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

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 McLemore 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 McLemore Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #706384   (Name of Record: McLemore Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 32.3676429     Lon: -88.694489   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Meridian South

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

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: 32.3676, Longitude: -88.6945     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McLemore Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for McLemore 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 'straight-line' distance starting in . 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.

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<4>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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