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Waller Ridge Cemetery
(Wayne County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Waller Ridge Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Waller Ridge 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 Waller Ridge Cemetery...

The Waller Ridge 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 Waller Ridge Cemetery

Lat:   31.7774°   (31° 46' 38")

Lon:   -88.7564°   (-88° 45' 23")

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

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


 

  Waller Ridge Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Clara   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North (N) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Laurel   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Sandersville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Shubuta   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Waller Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Atkinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Boice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Boyles Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Clear Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #58656)
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Lowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Menasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Mozingo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope Cemetery (FAG ID #61373)
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Sandhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Shubuta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
West Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Yellow Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Yellow Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery
 
Zion Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Waller Ridge Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Waller Ridge Cemetery.

Aquilla (AL)   [Map]Mehaffey (AL)   [Map]Sandersville   [Map]
Bolinger (AL)   [Map]Melvin (AL)   [Map]Shubuta   [Map]
Clara   [Map]Moss   [Map]Stafford Springs   [Map]
Heidelberg   [Map]Orange   [Map]Stonewall   [Map]
Junction City   [Map]Pachuta   [Map]Vossburg   [Map]
Kelona   [Map]Quitman   [Map]Waldrup   [Map]
Laurel   [Map]Robinsons Junction   [Map]Waynesboro   [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 like to start with 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 Waller Ridge 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    
Lamar 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    
Scott 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 Waller Ridge 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 Waller Ridge Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #706453   (Name of Record: Waller Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 31.7773806     Lon: -88.7564317   [Map]
Elev: 126         Map Name: Eucutta

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Mississippi

About Wayne County

About Mississippi

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: 31.7774, Longitude: -88.7564     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Waller Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Waller Ridge 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' distance beginning 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.

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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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