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(Perry County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Woodard Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Woodard 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 Woodard Cemetery...

The Woodard Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in New Augusta.

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

Lat:   31.4238°   (31° 25' 25")

Lon:   -89.0064°   (-89° 0' 23")

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

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


 

  Woodard Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Beaumont   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Clara   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Ellisville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Hattiesburg   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Laurel   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
New Augusta   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Petal   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Richton   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Sandersville   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Woodard Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Beech Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Browns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Courtney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Isaiah Hinton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Lancaster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
McGilvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
McSwain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Odom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Ovett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Runnels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Sunset Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodard Cemetery
 
Walters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Woodard Cemetery
 - Located in Jones County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Woodard Cemetery.

Beaumont   [Map]Lux   [Map]Robinsons Junction   [Map]
Carson City   [Map]McLain   [Map]Sandersville   [Map]
Clara   [Map]Moss   [Map]Soso   [Map]
Ellisville   [Map]New Augusta   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Hattiesburg   [Map]Petal   [Map]West Hattiesburg   [Map]
Laurel   [Map]Richton   [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 - 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 Woodard Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Perry 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    
Mobile 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    
Jackson 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    
Jones County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pearl River 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 Perry County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Perry 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 Woodard 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 Woodard Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #695214   (Name of Record: Woodard Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 31.4237837     Lon: -89.0064441   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Ovett

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Mississippi

About Perry 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: 31.4238, Longitude: -89.0064     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Woodard Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Woodard 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 in . 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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