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The location of Turners Chapel Cemetery









A visit to the Turners Chapel Cemetery ...

The location of the Turners Chapel 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 Turners Chapel Cemetery ...

The Turners Chapel Cemetery is located in Bolivar County. The county seat for Bolivar County is located in Cleveland.

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

Lat:   33.9793°   (33° 58' 45")

Lon:   -90.8315°   (-90° 49' 53")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Turners Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bellamy Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Booker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Concordia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
German Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Gunnison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coahoma County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Luke Cemetery (AR)   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County (AR)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Harmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
New Ashley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Person Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Peters Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Pickett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
The Place of Prayer Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Round Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Shelby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Smith & Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Union Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
White Parker Cemetery (AR)   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County (AR)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Turners Chapel Cemetery.

Alligator   [Map]     Mound City   [Map]    
Beulah   [Map]     Napoleon (AR)   [Map]    
Christmas   [Map]     Pace   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Renova   [Map]    
Crumrod (AR)   [Map]     Rosedale   [Map]    
Duncan   [Map]     Round Lake   [Map]    
Gunnison   [Map]     Roundaway   [Map]    
Hushpuckena   [Map]     Shelby   [Map]    
Mellwood (AR)   [Map]     Snow Lake (AR)   [Map]    
Merigold   [Map]     Winstonville   [Map]    
Mound Bayou   [Map]     Wright   [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 Turners Chapel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bolivar County.

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

Cleveland   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Drew   [Map]
 - Located in Sunflower County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Mound Bayou   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Napoleon - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County (AR)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery
 
Rosedale   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turners Chapel Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Turners Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bolivar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Chicot County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Desha County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Drew County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coahoma County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grenada County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Humphreys County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Leflore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Quitman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sunflower County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tallahatchie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tunica County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Bolivar 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 Turners Chapel 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 Turners Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #678978   (Name of Record: Turners Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bolivar
Lat: 33.9792761     Lon: -90.8314917   [Map]
Elev: 44         Map Name: Shelby

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Bolivar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bolivar County: www.co.bolivar.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Turners Chapel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9793, Longitude: -90.8315     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Turners Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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