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Alexander Cemetery
(Hale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Alexander Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Alexander Cemetery...

The Alexander Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.5410°   (32° 32' 27")

Lon:   -87.5975°   (-87° 35' 50")

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

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

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Alexander Cemetery  


  St. Pauls Cemetery
  Hunter Chapel Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Tunstall Cemetery
  Eaton Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Micken Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Newbern Cemetery
  St. Andrews Cemetery
  Hatch Cemetery
  Cottrell Cemetery
  Casemore Cemetery
  Allenville Cemetery
  McCreary Cemetery
  Greer Cemetery
  Alex Chapel Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Jones Cemetery
  Curry Grove Cemetery
  Blanks Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Rosemount Cemetery
  Willis - Scott Cemetery
  Holy Cross Cemetery
  Morrissette Cemetery
  St. Michaels Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Alexander Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alex Chapel Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Alex Chapel Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2187008)

Allenville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Casemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hunter Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCreary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Micken Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrissette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newbern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosemount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tunstall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Willis - Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Alexander Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Alexander Cemetery.

Arcola   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Providence   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Crenshaw   [Map]Linden   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Marion   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Demopolis   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Faunsdale   [Map]Pin Hook   [Map]The Village   [Map]
Forkland   [Map]Prairieville   [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 first turn to 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 - 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 Alexander Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Alexander 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 Alexander Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158556   (Name of Record: Alexander Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.5409676     Lon: -87.5975055   [Map]
Elev: 35         Map Name: Newbern

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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: 32.5410, Longitude: -87.5975     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Alexander Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Alexander 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' (or point-to-point) distance from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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