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The location of St. Marks Cemetery









A visit to the St. Marks Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Marks 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 St. Marks Cemetery ...

The St. Marks Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Meridian.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the St. Marks Cemetery

Lat:   32.3010°   (32° 18' 3")

Lon:   -88.9123°   (-88° 54' 44")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the St. Marks 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 Less than 2 miles<2> of the St. Marks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Burwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #58727<3>
 
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Fairchild Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Green Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Hickory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Meridian Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1429432
 
Mt. Carmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Old Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #61750
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Sageville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Tunnel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marks Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Marks Cemetery.

Baxter   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Chunky   [Map]     Orange   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Pachuta   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Penantly   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Fellowship   [Map]     Six Towns   [Map]    
Garlandsville   [Map]     Stonewall   [Map]    
Hickory   [Map]     Suqualena   [Map]    
Marion   [Map]     Verba   [Map]    
Meridian   [Map]     Vimville   [Map]    
Nellieburg   [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 St. Marks Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lauderdale County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the St. Marks Cemetery.

Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Hickory   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the St. Marks Cemetery
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marks 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, 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 St. Marks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale 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    
Sumter County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leake 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    
Rankin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne 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,
Cemeteries of Lauderdale 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 St. Marks 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 St. Marks Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #684041   (Name of Record: Saint Marks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 32.3009778     Lon: -88.9122742   [Map]
Elev: 133         Map Name: Chunky

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

The official website for State of Mississippi: 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the St. Marks Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3010, Longitude: -88.9123     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Marks 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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