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Turkey Creek Cemetery
(Harrison County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Turkey Creek Cemetery ...

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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 Turkey Creek Cemetery...

The Turkey Creek Cemetery is located in Harrison County. The county seat for Harrison County is located in Gulfport.

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

Lat:   30.4202°   (30° 25' 12")

Lon:   -89.0753°   (-89° 4' 31")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Turkey Creek Cemetery.

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


 

  Turkey Creek Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bay Saint Louis   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Hancock County
 
Biloxi   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Gautier   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Gulfport   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Long Beach   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Mississippi City   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Ocean Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Pass Christian   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Harrison County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Beulah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Biloxi National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Blackwell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Cedar Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Coalville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Conn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Dobson - Holliman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Evergreen Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Finley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
First Free Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Floral Hills Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Free Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Gulf Pines Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Gulf Pines Memorial Gardens (FAG ID #1832194)
 
Handsboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Jones Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Long Beach City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Mississippi City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Monroe Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Morris - Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Oaklawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Quarles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
St. James Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Southern Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Stiglets Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery
 
Woolmarket Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Turkey Creek Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Turkey Creek Cemetery.

Bay Saint Louis   [Map]Latimer   [Map]Ocean Springs   [Map]
Biloxi   [Map]Long Beach   [Map]Pass Christian   [Map]
Coalville   [Map]Lorraine Community   [Map]Saint Martin   [Map]
D'Iberville   [Map]Lyman   [Map]Saucier   [Map]
Gulf Hills   [Map]Mississippi City   [Map]Wool Market   [Map]
Gulfport   [Map]North Gulfport   [Map]Wortham   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Turkey Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Harrison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Mobile County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Tammany Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pearl River County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Mississippi

About Harrison County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Harrison County: www.co.harrison.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . 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 Turkey Creek Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4202, Longitude: -89.0753     [Map].

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<2>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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<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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This page was last modified: 09 Dec 2017
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