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The location of Carroll Cemetery









A visit to the Carroll Cemetery ...

The location of the Carroll 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. 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 Carroll Cemetery ...

The Carroll Cemetery is located in Shelby County.

The county seat for Shelby County is located in Center. Center lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of the Carroll Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.8299°   (31° 49' 47")

Lon:   -93.9652°   (-93° 57' 54")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Ashton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Ashton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Cannon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Daugherty Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Hollow Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Carroll Cemetery

Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Latham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Carroll Cemetery

Price Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in De Soto Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Carroll Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Sample Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Strong Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Carroll Cemetery

Truitt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Wimberly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Carroll Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carroll Cemetery.

Arcadia   [Map]     Longstreet (LA)   [Map]    
Campti   [Map]     Mansfield (LA)   [Map]    
Center   [Map]     Noble (LA)   [Map]    
Choice   [Map]     Pelican (LA)   [Map]    
Converse (LA)   [Map]     San Augustine   [Map]    
Grand Cane (LA)   [Map]     Shelbyville   [Map]    
Haslam   [Map]     South Mansfield (LA)   [Map]    
Huxley   [Map]     Stanley (LA)   [Map]    
Joaquin   [Map]     Tenaha   [Map]    
Keachi (LA)   [Map]     Zwolle (LA)   [Map]    
Logansport (LA)   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our 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 Carroll Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Shelby County.

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

Grand Cane   [Map]
 - Located in De Soto Parish (LA)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carroll Cemetery
 
Logansport   [Map]
 - Located in De Soto Parish (LA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Carroll Cemetery
 
Mansfield   [Map]
 - Located in De Soto Parish (LA)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carroll Cemetery
 
San Augustine   [Map]
 - Located in San Augustine County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carroll Cemetery
 
Shelbyville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carroll Cemetery
 
Tenaha   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carroll Cemetery
 
Timpson   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carroll Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Carroll Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bienville Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caddo Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Red River Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Angelina County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nacogdoches County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rusk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
San Augustine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Carroll 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 Carroll Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1381597   (Name of Record: Carroll Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 31.829893     Lon: -93.9651904   [Map]
Elev: 64         Map Name: Huxley

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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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Carroll Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8299, Longitude: -93.9652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carroll Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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