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(Kemper County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Twin Cemetery ...

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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 Twin Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Twin Cemetery (FAG ID #63320)

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 eight sections:

The Location of the Twin Cemetery...

The Twin Cemetery is located in Kemper County. The county seat for Kemper County is located in De Kalb.

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

Lat:   32.8841°   (32° 53' 2")

Lon:   -88.5533°   (-88° 33' 11")

Establishment of the Twin Cemetery ...

The Twin Cemetery was established in 1833.

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Twin Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Brooksville   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
De Kalb   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Epes   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Geiger   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 
Macon   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Pickensville   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Scooba   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Twin Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Twin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Binnsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Blue Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Cedar Lawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Cherry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
DeJarnate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
DeKalb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Eaves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Felton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Giles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Old Scooba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Old Wahalak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Pine Turkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Pinecrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Poorhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Shuqualak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Slaughter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Van Devender Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Wahalak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Twin Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Twin Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Twin Cemetery.

Bethel (AL)   [Map]Emelle (AL)   [Map]Panola (AL)   [Map]
Bogue Chitto   [Map]Gainesville (AL)   [Map]Scooba   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Geiger (AL)   [Map]Shuqualak   [Map]
De Kalb   [Map]Macon   [Map]Sledge (AL)   [Map]
Electric Mills   [Map]Memphis (AL)   [Map]West Greene (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 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 Twin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Kemper 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    
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    
Tuscaloosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Attala County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes 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    
Oktibbeha 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 Kemper County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     The Twin Cemetery (FAG ID #63320)
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 Twin Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #678999   (Name of Record: Twin Cemeteries)

Class: cemetery
County: Kemper
Lat: 32.8840192     Lon: -88.553375   [Map]
Elev: 67         Map Name: Shuqualak

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #63320

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Mississippi

About Kemper County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 from . 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 Twin Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8841, Longitude: -88.5533     [Map].

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