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White Plains Cemetery
(Harrison County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the White Plains 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 White Plains Cemetery...

The White Plains 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 White Plains Cemetery

Lat:   30.5466°   (30° 32' 47")

Lon:   -88.9505°   (-88° 57' 1")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the White Plains Cemetery.

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


 

  White Plains Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Biloxi   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the South (S) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Gautier   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Gulfport   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Long Beach   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Mississippi City   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Ocean Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Pass Christian   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Plains Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the White Plains Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beulah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Bibleway Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Biloxi National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Blackwell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Cedar Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Coalville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
D'Iberville Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Dink Lamey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Dobson - Holliman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
First Free Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Fountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Free Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Johnson - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Johnson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Krohn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Moran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Morris - Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Oaklawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Poplar Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Quave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Ramsey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Ramsey Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Ramsey Springs Cemetery (FAG ID #2288436)
 
Santa Cruz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Seymour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Stiglets Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Success Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Swetman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Wilkerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the White Plains Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the White Plains Cemetery
 
Woolmarket Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the White Plains 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 White Plains Cemetery.

Biloxi   [Map]Gulfport   [Map]Ocean Springs   [Map]
Coalville   [Map]Latimer   [Map]Saint Martin   [Map]
D'Iberville   [Map]Lorraine Community   [Map]Saucier   [Map]
Fountainebleau   [Map]Lyman   [Map]Vancleave   [Map]
Gulf Hills   [Map]Mississippi City   [Map]Wool Market   [Map]
Gulf Park Estates   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 White Plains 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    
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 ...



Visit our Community Index for 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 starting in . 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 White Plains Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5466, Longitude: -88.9505     [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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