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(George County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Midway Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Midway 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 Midway Cemetery...

The Midway Cemetery is located in George County. The county seat for George County is located in Lucedale.

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

Lat:   30.7605°   (30° 45' 37")

Lon:   -88.4286°   (-88° 25' 42")

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

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


 

  Midway Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Grand Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Lucedale   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Prichard   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Midway Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agricola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Allentown Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Dees Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Finch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Finch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Finch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Ford Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Joyner Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Moffet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Moffet Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Moffetville Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Morris Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Movella Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Movella Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Midway Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Pine View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Roberts Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Roberts Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2286811)
 
Semmes Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Semmes Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Shady Grove Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Shipman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Stringfellow Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Tanner Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Tanners Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Ward Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Williams Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 
Wilmer Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Midway Cemetery.

Americus   [Map]Eight Mile (AL)   [Map]Saint Elmo (AL)   [Map]
Big Point   [Map]Grand Bay (AL)   [Map]Saraland (AL)   [Map]
Brewton   [Map]Gulfcrest (AL)   [Map]Satsuma (AL)   [Map]
Brown Town   [Map]Helena   [Map]Semmes (AL)   [Map]
Chickasaw (AL)   [Map]Hurley   [Map]Theodore (AL)   [Map]
Chunchula (AL)   [Map]Irvington (AL)   [Map]Tillmans Corner (AL)   [Map]
Coll Town   [Map]Lucedale   [Map]Vancleave   [Map]
Country Club Village (AL)   [Map]Prichard (AL)   [Map]Wade   [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 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 Midway Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to George County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mobile County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #709194   (Name of Record: Midway Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: George
Lat: 30.7604672     Lon: -88.4286258   [Map]
Elev: 51         Map Name: Howell

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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: 30.7605, Longitude: -88.4286     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Midway Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Midway 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things 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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