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Robbins Cemetery
(Kemper County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Robbins Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Robbins 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 Robbins Cemetery...

The Robbins 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 Robbins Cemetery

Lat:   32.6893°   (32° 41' 21")

Lon:   -88.4711°   (-88° 28' 15")

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

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


 

  Robbins Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

De Kalb   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Epes   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Geiger   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Scooba   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
York   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Robbins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anna York Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Bethany Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Blue Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Boney Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Boyd Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Briggs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Cedar Lawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Central Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Cherry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Enondale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Old Scooba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Rush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Robbins Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Robbins 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 Robbins Cemetery.

Arrington (AL)   [Map]Epes (AL)   [Map]Panola (AL)   [Map]
Bellamy (AL)   [Map]Gainesville (AL)   [Map]Scooba   [Map]
Bethel (AL)   [Map]Geiger (AL)   [Map]Shuqualak   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Intercourse (AL)   [Map]Sledge (AL)   [Map]
Cuba (AL)   [Map]Livingston (AL)   [Map]Vimville   [Map]
De Kalb   [Map]Marion   [Map]Ward (AL)   [Map]
Electric Mills   [Map]Meridian   [Map]York (AL)   [Map]
Emelle (AL)   [Map]Moore Town (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 like to start with 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 Robbins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Kemper County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marengo 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    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper 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    
Neshoba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha 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 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 Robbins 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 Robbins Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #707991   (Name of Record: Robbins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Kemper
Lat: 32.6893009     Lon: -88.4711485   [Map]
Elev: 66         Map Name: Porterville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 32.6893, Longitude: -88.4711     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Robbins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Robbins 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 beginning 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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