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(Monroe County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Moss & Reed Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Moss & Reed 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 Moss & Reed Cemetery...

The Moss & Reed Cemetery is located in Monroe County. The county seat for Monroe County is located in Aberdeen.

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

Lat:   33.7896°   (33° 47' 22")

Lon:   -88.2648°   (-88° 15' 53")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Moss & Reed 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 Moss & Reed Cemetery.

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


 

  Moss & Reed Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Moss & Reed Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Monroe County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Moss & Reed Cemetery.

Aberdeen   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Cotton Gin Port - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Guin   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
West Point   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Moss & Reed Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Easter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Easter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Egger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Friendship Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Lampkin Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Marchbanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Nebo Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
New Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
New Hope Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #240346)
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Sartor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Walters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Moss & Reed Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Moss & Reed Cemetery.

Aberdeen   [Map]Detroit (AL)   [Map]New Hope   [Map]
Amory   [Map]Gattman   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Beaverton (AL)   [Map]Guin (AL)   [Map]Stafford (AL)   [Map]
Belk (AL)   [Map]Hatley   [Map]Sulligent (AL)   [Map]
Bluff (AL)   [Map]Hightogy (AL)   [Map]Vernon (AL)   [Map]
Caledonia   [Map]Kennedy (AL)   [Map]Vinton   [Map]
Columbus   [Map]Kirkland (AL)   [Map]Wren   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port   [Map]Millport (AL)   [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 websites either 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 Moss & Reed Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fayette County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pontotoc County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster 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 Monroe County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Monroe 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 Moss & Reed 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 Moss & Reed Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #673874   (Name of Record: Moss and Reed Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 33.7895553     Lon: -88.2647577   [Map]
Elev: 101         Map Name: Amory SE

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.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: 33.7896, Longitude: -88.2648     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Moss & Reed Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Moss & Reed 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 from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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