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(Jones County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Walters Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Walters 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 Walters Cemetery...

The Walters Cemetery is located in Jones County. The county seat for Jones County is located in Laurel.

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

Lat:   31.5988°   (31° 35' 55")

Lon:   -89.1570°   (-89° 9' 25")

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

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


 

  Walters Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Clara   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Walters Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Collins   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the Walters Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Ellisville   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Hattiesburg   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walters Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Laurel   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Petal   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walters Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Richton   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walters Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Sandersville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Taylorsville   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Walters Cemetery
 - Located in Smith County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Walters Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jones County.

Anderson - Minter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Currie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Ellisville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Hinton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Indian Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Laurel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Mt. Oral Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Odom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Our Home Universalist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Shows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Shows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Tularosa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Windham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Walters Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Walters Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Walters Cemetery.

Acme   [Map]Lake Como   [Map]Soso   [Map]
Clara   [Map]Laurel   [Map]Stafford Springs   [Map]
Collins   [Map]Lux   [Map]Stringer   [Map]
Ellisville   [Map]Moss   [Map]Sumrall   [Map]
Hattiesburg   [Map]Petal   [Map]Taylorsville   [Map]
Heidelberg   [Map]Richton   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Hot Coffee   [Map]Sandersville   [Map]Vossburg   [Map]
Kelona   [Map]Seminary   [Map]Waldrup   [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 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 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 Walters Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jones 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    
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    
George 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    
Jefferson Davis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson 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    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton 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    
Rankin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Simpson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #679309   (Name of Record: Walters Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jones
Lat: 31.5987763     Lon: -89.1570024   [Map]
Elev: 69         Map Name: Ellisville

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Jones 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: 31.5988, Longitude: -89.1570     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Walters Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Walters 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 starting 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.

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