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The location of Moore Cemetery









A visit to the Moore Cemetery ...

The location of the Moore 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 Moore Cemetery ...

The Moore Cemetery is located in Franklin County.

The county seat for Franklin County is located in Meadville. Meadville lies just to the east of the Moore Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.4735°   (31° 28' 24")

Lon:   -90.9057°   (-90° 54' 20")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Moore Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Franklin County.

Bedford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Moore Cemetery

Bleecker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Moore Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Moore Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Moore Cemetery

Cameron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Moore Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Moore Cemetery

Cassedy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Moore Cemetery

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Moore Cemetery

Griffin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Moore Cemetery

Hegan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Moore Cemetery

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Moore Cemetery

Legett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Moore Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Moore Cemetery

Midway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Moore Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #60929<3>

Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Moore Cemetery

Mormon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Moore Cemetery

Mulkey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Moore Cemetery

Mulkey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Moore Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Moore Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Moore Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #61520

Partridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Moore Cemetery

Providence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Moore Cemetery

Smiley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Moore Cemetery

Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Moore Cemetery

Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Moore Cemetery

Townsel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Moore Cemetery

Zumbro Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Moore Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Moore Cemetery.

Brookhaven   [Map]     Gloster   [Map]    
Bude   [Map]     Liberty   [Map]    
Centreville   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Cobbs   [Map]     Meadville   [Map]    
Crosby   [Map]     Natchez   [Map]    
Eddiceton   [Map]     Rosetta   [Map]    
Fayette   [Map]     Roxie   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Summit   [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 Moore Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Franklin County.

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

Brookhaven   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Fayette   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Located in Amite County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Meadville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Natchez   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Moore Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Moore Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Moore Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Catahoula Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Concordia Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tensas Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Copiah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hinds County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #694030   (Name of Record: Moore Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 31.4735038     Lon: -90.9056571   [Map]
Elev: 68         Map Name: Meadville

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Franklin 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 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 Moore Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4735, Longitude: -90.9057     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Moore 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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