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(Jones County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Myrick Cemetery ...

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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 Myrick Cemetery...

The Myrick Cemetery is located in Jones County. The county seat for Jones County is located in Laurel.

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

Lat:   31.6596°   (31° 39' 34")

Lon:   -88.9986°   (-88° 59' 54")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Myrick Cemetery.

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


 

  Myrick Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bay Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the Northwest (NW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Jasper County
 
Clara   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Ellisville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Laurel   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Petal   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Richton   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Sandersville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Shubuta   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Myrick Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Blackledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Dennis Blackledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Erratta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Fall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Mt. Oral Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Nora Davis Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Nora Davis Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #61482)
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Sellers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Shows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Strengthford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Myrick Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Myrick Cemetery
 
Windham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Myrick Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Myrick Cemetery.

Acme   [Map]Moss   [Map]Stafford Springs   [Map]
Clara   [Map]Mulberry   [Map]Stringer   [Map]
Ellisville   [Map]Petal   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Heidelberg   [Map]Richton   [Map]Vossburg   [Map]
Kelona   [Map]Sandersville   [Map]Waldrup   [Map]
Lake Como   [Map]Shubuta   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Laurel   [Map]Soso   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Myrick Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jones 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    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson Davis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Simpson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith 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 Jones County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Jones 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 Myrick 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 Myrick Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #707376   (Name of Record: Myrick Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jones
Lat: 31.6598855     Lon: -88.9983875   [Map]
Elev: 79         Map Name: Myrick

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Myrick Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6596, Longitude: -88.9986     [Map].

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<2>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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