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(Pontotoc County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Sherman Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Sherman 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 six sections:

The Location of the Sherman Cemetery...

The Sherman Cemetery is located in Pontotoc County. The county seat for Pontotoc County is located in Pontotoc.

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

Lat:   34.3634°   (34° 21' 48")

Lon:   -88.8326°   (-88° 49' 57")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Sherman Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Baldwyn   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Ecru   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Nettleton   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
New Albany   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Pontotoc   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Tupelo   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sherman Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sherman Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beech Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Belden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Birmingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Bolen Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Cassidy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Chesterville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Chesterville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Ellistown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Eulatubba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Fairfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Huckleberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Immanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Jones Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Kyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Maxey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
McNeil Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
New Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
New Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Old Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Pontotoc Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Rains - Creely Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Saltillo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Shipley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Tupelo Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Tupelo Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sherman Cemetery
 
Wallersville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sherman Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Sherman Cemetery.

Algoma   [Map]Guntown   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]
Baldwyn   [Map]Indian Hills   [Map]Pontotoc   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Ingomar   [Map]Saltillo   [Map]
Dumas   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Ecru   [Map]Mound City   [Map]Sherman   [Map]
Goodford   [Map]New Albany   [Map]Tupelo   [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 Sherman Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pontotoc 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    
Franklin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton 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    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prentiss County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tate 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    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yalobusha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Pontotoc 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 Sherman 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 Sherman Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #706926   (Name of Record: Sherman Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pontotoc
Lat: 34.3634372     Lon: -88.8325575   [Map]
Elev: 113         Map Name: Sherman

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Pontotoc County

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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: 34.3634, Longitude: -88.8326     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sherman Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Sherman 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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