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(Wayne County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Stagg Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Stagg 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 Stagg Cemetery...

The Stagg Cemetery is located in Wayne County. The county seat for Wayne County is located in Waynesboro.

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

Lat:   31.8460°   (31° 50' 45")

Lon:   -88.5445°   (-88° 32' 40")

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

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


 

  Stagg Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bladon Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County (AL)
 
Butler   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County (AL)
 
Clara   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Shubuta   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Stagg Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Stagg Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Atkinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Big Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Billie Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Carmichael Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Chaparral Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Eudora Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Gandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Jehu Oscar Everitt Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Matherville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Mt. Levy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County (AL)
 
Old Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County (AL)
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 
Scotch Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Scotch Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #62640)
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Shubuta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
White Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Zion Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Stagg Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Stagg Cemetery.

Aquilla (AL)   [Map]Junction City   [Map]Robinsons Junction   [Map]
Bladon Springs (AL)   [Map]Mehaffey (AL)   [Map]Shubuta   [Map]
Bolinger (AL)   [Map]Melvin (AL)   [Map]Silas (AL)   [Map]
Clara   [Map]Millry (AL)   [Map]Toxey (AL)   [Map]
Cullomburg (AL)   [Map]Needham (AL)   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Gilbertown (AL)   [Map]Quitman   [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 first visit 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 - 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 Stagg Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wayne 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    
Clarke County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marengo 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    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene 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    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Wayne County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Wayne 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 Stagg 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 Stagg Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #678204   (Name of Record: Stagg Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 31.8459885     Lon: -88.544476   [Map]
Elev: 80         Map Name: Matherville

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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: 31.8460, Longitude: -88.5445     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Stagg Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<4>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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