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(Prentiss County, Mississippi)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Mackeys Creek 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 Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery...

The Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery is located in Prentiss County. The county seat for Prentiss County is located in Booneville.

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

Lat:   34.5409°   (34° 32' 27")

Lon:   -88.3314°   (-88° 19' 53")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Mackeys Creek 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 Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery.

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


 

  Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Prentiss County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery.

Baldwyn   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Booneville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Burnsville   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Iuka   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Belmont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Bonds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Bullard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Byram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Castleberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Caveness Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Cotton Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Dean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
East Marietta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
East Prentiss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Forked Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Jackson Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Joel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Little Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Locust Tree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Mackeys Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Marietta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
McRae Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Pittsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Rhoads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Sandy Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Saucer Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Siloam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Smith - Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Trollinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County
 
Zions Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery.

Baldwyn   [Map]Good Springs (AL)   [Map]Paden   [Map]
Belmont   [Map]Guntown   [Map]Red Bay (AL)   [Map]
Booneville   [Map]Iuka   [Map]Rienzi   [Map]
Burnsville   [Map]Jumpertown   [Map]Saltillo   [Map]
Burntout (AL)   [Map]Lake City   [Map]Searcy Town   [Map]
Denton (AL)   [Map]Mantachie   [Map]Slickrock Ford (AL)   [Map]
Fulton   [Map]Marietta   [Map]Tishomingo   [Map]
Glen   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Tremont   [Map]
Golden   [Map]Oakland   [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 first visit 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 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 Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Prentiss 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    
Winston County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw 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    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pontotoc 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    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #675202   (Name of Record: Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Prentiss
Lat: 34.5409303     Lon: -88.331435   [Map]
Elev: 140         Map Name: Paden SE

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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: 34.5409, Longitude: -88.3314     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Mackeys Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Mackeys Creek 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 that starts in . 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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