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Prairie Grove Cemetery
(Noxubee County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Prairie Grove Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Prairie Grove 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 Prairie Grove Cemetery...

The Prairie Grove Cemetery is located in Noxubee County. The county seat for Noxubee County is located in Macon.

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

Lat:   33.2785°   (33° 16' 42")

Lon:   -88.6145°   (-88° 36' 52")

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

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


 

  Prairie Grove Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Brooksville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Louisville   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Macon   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Pickensville   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Starkville   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Oktibbeha County
 
West Point   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Prairie Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Oktibbeha County
 
Brooksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Community Club Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Oktibbeha County
 
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Crigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Oktibbeha County
 
Deerbrook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Henkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Jennings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Ledbetter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Lynn Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Ruhama Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Oktibbeha County
 
Soule Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Oktibbeha County
 
Tolliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 
Wicks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prairie Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Prairie Grove Cemetery.

Artesia   [Map]Crawford   [Map]Pickensville (AL)   [Map]
Beaver Town (AL)   [Map]Ethelsville (AL)   [Map]Shuqualak   [Map]
Bent Oak   [Map]Macedonia (AL)   [Map]Stafford (AL)   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Macon   [Map]Starkville   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]McMullen (AL)   [Map]Sturgis   [Map]
Clayton Village   [Map]Memphis (AL)   [Map]Vinton   [Map]
Columbus   [Map]New Hope   [Map]West Point   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Prairie Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Noxubee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fayette County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar 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    
Attala County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper 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    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Neshoba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster 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 Noxubee County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Noxubee 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 Prairie Grove 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 Prairie Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #676306   (Name of Record: Prairie Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Noxubee
Lat: 33.2784568     Lon: -88.6144908   [Map]
Elev: 90         Map Name: Crawford East

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Mississippi

About Noxubee County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 33.2785, Longitude: -88.6145     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Prairie Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Prairie Grove 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 that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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