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(Itawamba County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Ridge Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery...

The Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery

Lat:   34.3426°   (34° 20' 33")

Lon:   -88.1709°   (-88° 10' 15")

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

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


 

  Ridge Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Phil Campbell   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Ridge 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 West Northwest (WNW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Brazel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Bullen Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Chasteene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Childers Family Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Donham Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Ebeneezer Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Gober Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Gun Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Lentz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
McCarley Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Miller Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Newburg Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Pates Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Pilot Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Red Bay City Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 
Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Shottsville Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (AL)
 
Spearman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Tharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ridge Cemetery
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery.

Belgreen (AL)   [Map]Hackleburg (AL)   [Map]Red Bay (AL)   [Map]
Belmont   [Map]Hamilton (AL)   [Map]Slickrock Ford (AL)   [Map]
Burntout (AL)   [Map]Hodges (AL)   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Denton (AL)   [Map]Mantachie   [Map]Tishomingo   [Map]
Detroit (AL)   [Map]Marietta   [Map]Tremont   [Map]
Fulton   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Vina (AL)   [Map]
Golden   [Map]Oakland   [Map]Weston (AL)   [Map]
Good Springs (AL)   [Map]Paden   [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 like to 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 Ridge 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    
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 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 Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #676653   (Name of Record: Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Itawamba
Lat: 34.3426001     Lon: -88.1708748   [Map]
Elev: 195         Map Name: Shottsville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.3426, Longitude: -88.1709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ridge 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 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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