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(Kemper County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Mt. Hebron Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Hebron 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.

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The Location of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery...

The Mt. Hebron Cemetery is located in Kemper County. The county seat for Kemper County is located in De Kalb.

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

Lat:   32.5996°   (32° 35' 58")

Lon:   -88.4681°   (-88° 28' 5")

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

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


 

  Mt. Hebron Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

De Kalb   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 
Epes   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Geiger   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Scooba   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 
York   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anna York Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Barrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Bethany Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 
Boyd Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Briggs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 
Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 
Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 
Clayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Danner Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Elliott Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Enondale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 
Gibbs Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Lauderdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Lauderdale Springs Confederate - Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Millville Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Morning Star Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Mt. Herman Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Mt. Herman Cemetery (FAG ID #2579451)
 
Mt. Smith Chapel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Old Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Pack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Robbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 
Segars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery

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 Mt. Hebron Cemetery.

Arrington (AL)   [Map]Emelle (AL)   [Map]Moore Town (AL)   [Map]
Bellamy (AL)   [Map]Epes (AL)   [Map]Nellieburg   [Map]
Bethel (AL)   [Map]Gainesville (AL)   [Map]Scooba   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Geiger (AL)   [Map]Sledge (AL)   [Map]
Cuba (AL)   [Map]Intercourse (AL)   [Map]Suqualena   [Map]
De Kalb   [Map]Livingston (AL)   [Map]Vimville   [Map]
Derby (AL)   [Map]Marion   [Map]Ward (AL)   [Map]
Electric Mills   [Map]Meridian   [Map]Whynot   [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 start 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 Mt. Hebron Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Kemper 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    
Greene County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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    
Tuscaloosa 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    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes 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    
Oktibbeha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott 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 Kemper 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 Mt. Hebron 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 Mt. Hebron Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #707976   (Name of Record: Mount Hebron Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Kemper
Lat: 32.5995808     Lon: -88.4680924   [Map]
Elev: 123         Map Name: Tamola

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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: 32.5996, Longitude: -88.4681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Hebron Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Hebron 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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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