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Toomsuba Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Mississippi)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Toomsuba Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Toomsuba Cemetery (FAG ID #2146994)

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.

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The Location of the Toomsuba Cemetery...

The Toomsuba 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 Toomsuba Cemetery

Lat:   32.4187°   (32° 25' 7")

Lon:   -88.5033°   (-88° 30' 11")

Establishment of the Toomsuba Cemetery ...

The Toomsuba Cemetery was established in 1835.

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Toomsuba Cemetery.

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


 

  Toomsuba Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

De Kalb   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Kemper County
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
York   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Toomsuba Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Cagus Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Clayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Coker Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Coker Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #58688)
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Dulls Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Gibbs Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Hearn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2247115)
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Kinard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Lauderdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Lauderdale Springs Confederate - Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
McMurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Morning Star Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Old Marion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Old Marion Cemetery (FAG ID #61661)
 
Pack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Pigford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pigford Cemetery (FAG ID #61911)
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Rawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rawson Cemetery (FAG ID #62243)
 
Salem Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2161393)
 
Shamburger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
Shamburger Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Toomsuba Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the White Cemetery (FAG ID #63570)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Toomsuba Cemetery.

Arrington (AL)   [Map]Emelle (AL)   [Map]Nellieburg   [Map]
Bellamy (AL)   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Pelham (AL)   [Map]
Bethel (AL)   [Map]Intercourse (AL)   [Map]Sledge (AL)   [Map]
Chunky   [Map]Jachin (AL)   [Map]Stonewall   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Lisman (AL)   [Map]Suqualena   [Map]
Cromwell (AL)   [Map]Livingston (AL)   [Map]Vimville   [Map]
Cuba (AL)   [Map]Marion   [Map]Ward (AL)   [Map]
De Kalb   [Map]Meridian   [Map]Whynot   [Map]
Electric Mills   [Map]Moore Town (AL)   [Map]York (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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 it should be mentioned 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 Toomsuba 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    
Clarke County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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    
Washington 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    
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    
Scott 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,     of Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     The Toomsuba Cemetery (FAG ID #2146994)
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 Toomsuba Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Toomsuba Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Toomsuba Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Toomsuba Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2146994

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Lauderdale County

About Mississippi

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 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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<2>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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Toomsuba Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4187, Longitude: -88.5033     [Map].

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<3>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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