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(Itawamba County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Oakland Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Oakland 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 Oakland Cemetery...

The Oakland Cemetery is located in Itawamba County. The county seat for Itawamba County is located in Fulton.

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

Lat:   34.2845°   (34° 17' 4")

Lon:   -88.2362°   (-88° 14' 10")

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

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


 

  Oakland Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 
Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oakland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Benefield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Bexar Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Chamblee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Chasteene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Clover Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Donham Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
East Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Ebeneezer Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Fairview Cemetery (FAG ID #59254)
 
Gun Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Hardin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Itawamba Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Lentz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Palmetto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Pates Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Piney Grove Church of God Cemetery (FAG ID #2215648)
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Shottsville Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Spearman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Stevens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Tremont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakland Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oakland Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]Hamilton (AL)   [Map]Oakland   [Map]
Burntout (AL)   [Map]Hodges (AL)   [Map]Red Bay (AL)   [Map]
Detroit (AL)   [Map]Mantachie   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Fulton   [Map]Marietta   [Map]Tremont   [Map]
Golden   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Vina (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 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 - you should note 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 Oakland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Itawamba County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Lauderdale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion 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    
Alcorn County:       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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pontotoc County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #706260   (Name of Record: Oakland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Itawamba
Lat: 34.2845463     Lon: -88.2361544   [Map]
Elev: 123         Map Name: Shottsville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Itawamba County: www.co.itawamba.ms.us/

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: 34.2845, Longitude: -88.2362     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oakland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oakland 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 stretches from . 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.

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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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