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A visit to the Oak Grove Cemetery ...

The location of the Oak Grove Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Oak Grove Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Oak Grove Cemetery

The Oak Grove Cemetery is located in Robeson County<2>.

The county seat for Robeson County is located in Lumberton. Lumberton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Oak Grove Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Oak Grove Cemetery

Lat:   34.7368°   (34° 44' 12")

Lon:   -79.3309°   (-79° 19' 51")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak Grove Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Oak Grove Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Oak Grove Cemetery.

  • Alfordsville [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alfordsville
    • Alfordsville [Robeson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alfordsville
  • Bowmore [Hoke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowmore
    • Bowmore [Hoke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowmore have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowmore
  • Crump Town [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crump Town
    • Crump Town [Scotland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crump Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crump Town
  • East Laurinburg [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Laurinburg
    • East Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 277 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Laurinburg
  • Continue List   (23 more) ...
    • Elrod [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elrod
      • Elrod [Robeson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elrod have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elrod
    • Gibson [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibson
      • Gibson [Scotland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibson<4>
    • Hasty [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hasty
      • Hasty [Scotland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hasty have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hasty
    • Laurel Hill [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Hill
      • Laurel Hill [Scotland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Hill<4>
    • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurinburg
      • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,896 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurinburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurinburg<4>
    • Maxton [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maxton
      • Maxton [Robeson County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxton<4>
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McColl
      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McColl
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<4>
    • McDonald [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McDonald
      • McDonald [Robeson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 107 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald
    • New Town [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Scotland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
    • Oakland Crossroads [Dillon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland Crossroads
      • Oakland Crossroads [Dillon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland Crossroads
    • Pembroke [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,942 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<4>
    • Philadelphus [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphus
      • Philadelphus [Robeson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philadelphus have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphus
    • Prospect [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prospect
      • Prospect [Robeson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect
    • Raemon [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raemon
      • Raemon [Robeson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raemon have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raemon
    • Raynham [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raynham
      • Raynham [Robeson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 68 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raynham have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raynham
    • Red Banks [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Banks
      • Red Banks [Robeson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Banks
    • Red Springs [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Springs
      • Red Springs [Robeson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Springs<4>
    • Rennert [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rennert
      • Rennert [Robeson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rennert have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rennert
    • Richmond Mill [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond Mill
      • Richmond Mill [Scotland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Mill
    • Rowland [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rowland
      • Rowland [Robeson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 985 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rowland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowland<4>
    • Shannon [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Robeson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
    • Tatum [Marlboro County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tatum
      • Tatum [Marlboro County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 68 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tatum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tatum<4>
    • Wagram [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagram
      • Wagram [Scotland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 772 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wagram have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagram<4>

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Oak Grove Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oak Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Conelly Cemetery [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Conelly Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Conelly Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Conelly Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conelly Cemetery
  • Covington Cemetery [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Covington Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Covington Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington Cemetery
  • Graham / Lowery Family Cemetery [Robeson County]
  • Hillside Cemetery [Scotland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hillside Cemetery
    • Hillside Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove Cemetery.
    • Hillside Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Laurinburg City Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #47686<5>
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Leach Cemetery [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Leach Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Leach Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Leach Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leach Cemetery
    • Lillys Chapel Cemetery [Hoke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lillys Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lillys Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lillys Chapel Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lillys Chapel Cemetery
    • McBryde Cemetery [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McBryde Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McBryde Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McBryde Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McBryde Cemetery
    • McLaughlin Cemetery [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McLaughlin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McLaughlin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLaughlin Cemetery
    • McLean Cemetery [Hoke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McLean Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McLean Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McLean Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLean Cemetery
    • McLeod Memorial Cemetery [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McLeod Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McLeod Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLeod Memorial Cemetery
    • New Prospect Holiness Methodist Church Cemetery [Robeson County]
    • Smith Cemetery [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Smith Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Smith Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Cemetery
    • Stewart Cemetery [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stewart Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stewart Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Stewart Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewart Cemetery
    • Stewartsville Cemetery [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stewartsville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stewartsville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartsville Cemetery
    • Sullivan Cemetery [Scotland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sullivan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sullivan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sullivan Cemetery
    • Wilkinson Cemetery [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wilkinson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wilkinson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinson Cemetery
    • Youth of Christ Holiness Church Cemetery [Robeson County]

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Oak Grove Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #991351  (Oak Grove Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #991351 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Maxton
    • County: Robeson         Elev: 59
    • Location given for GNIS #991351 (Oak Grove Cemetery)
    • Lat: 34.7368283           Lon: -79.3308753
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Robeson County: www.co.robeson.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Robeson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 Oak Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7368, Longitude: -79.3309       In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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