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The location of Welaton Cemetery









A visit to the Welaton Cemetery ...

The location of the Welaton 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 Welaton Cemetery ...

The Welaton Cemetery is located in Panola County.

The county seat for Panola County is located in Carthage. Carthage lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Welaton Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.3513°   (32° 21' 4")

Lon:   -94.2180°   (-94° 13' 4")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Welaton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blocker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Welaton Cemetery

Bracken Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Welaton Cemetery

Elysian Fields Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #3432<3>

Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Fourmile Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gill Community Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2143833

Granbury Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Welaton Cemetery

Grand Bluff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Welaton Cemetery

Hightower Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2215529

Ingram Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Jernigan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #4812

Long Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5419

Mt. Prospect Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Welaton Cemetery

Pine Grove Church of God in Christ Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2577680

Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #6015

Ruck Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #6856

Strickland Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2363058

Woodley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harrison County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Welaton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7740

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Welaton Cemetery.

Beckville   [Map]     Jonesville   [Map]    
Bethany (LA)   [Map]     Marshall   [Map]    
Carthage   [Map]     Panola   [Map]    
Center Point   [Map]     Scottsville   [Map]    
De Berry   [Map]     Spring Ridge (LA)   [Map]    
Elysian Fields   [Map]     Tatum   [Map]    
Greenwood (LA)   [Map]     Waskom   [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 Welaton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Panola County.

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

Beckville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Welaton Cemetery
 
Carthage   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Welaton Cemetery
 
Hallsville   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Welaton Cemetery
 
Marshall   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Welaton Cemetery
 
Tatum   [Map]
 - Located in Rusk County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Welaton Cemetery
 
Waskom   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Welaton Cemetery

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 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 - you should note 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 Welaton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Panola County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Miller County (AR):     Cyndi's
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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San Augustine County:     Cyndi's
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Shelby County:     Cyndi's
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Smith County:     Cyndi's
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1349616   (Name of Record: Welaton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Panola
Lat: 32.3512677     Lon: -94.21797   [Map]
Elev: 92         Map Name: De Berry

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Welaton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3513, Longitude: -94.2180     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Welaton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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