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The location of Old Scooba Cemetery









A visit to the Old Scooba Cemetery ...

The location of the Old Scooba Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Old Scooba Cemetery ...

The Old Scooba 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 Old Scooba Cemetery

Lat:   32.8279°   (32° 49' 40")

Lon:   -88.4348°   (-88° 26' 5")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Scooba Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Old Scooba Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Noxubee County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Bethany Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Binnsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Blue Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Boney Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Cedar Lawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Cherry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Cooksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Noxubee County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Eaves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Noxubee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Felton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Giles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Hutchenson Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Old Wahalak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Robbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Souls Chapel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Twin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63320<3>
 
Wahalak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Watts Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Noxubee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Scooba 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 Old Scooba Cemetery.

Aliceville (AL)   [Map]     Lizzieville (AL)   [Map]    
Bethel (AL)   [Map]     Macon   [Map]    
Boligee (AL)   [Map]     McMullen (AL)   [Map]    
Clinton (AL)   [Map]     Memphis (AL)   [Map]    
De Kalb   [Map]     Moore Town (AL)   [Map]    
Electric Mills   [Map]     Panola (AL)   [Map]    
Emelle (AL)   [Map]     Scooba   [Map]    
Epes (AL)   [Map]     Shuqualak   [Map]    
Gainesville (AL)   [Map]     Sledge (AL)   [Map]    
Geiger (AL)   [Map]     West Greene (AL)   [Map]    
Livingston (AL)   [Map]     York (AL)   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Old Scooba 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 Old Scooba Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
De Kalb   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Epes   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Geiger   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Macon   [Map]
 - Located in Noxubee County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
Scooba   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Old Scooba Cemetery
 
York   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Scooba Cemetery

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 and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Old Scooba Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Kemper County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hale County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marengo County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sumter County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Choctaw County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lauderdale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Neshoba County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Noxubee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Oktibbeha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries 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 Old Scooba 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 Scooba Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #675250   (Name of Record: Old Scooba Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Kemper
Lat: 32.827909     Lon: -88.4347589   [Map]
Elev: 60         Map Name: Scooba

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Kemper County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Old Scooba Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8279, Longitude: -88.4348     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Scooba Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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