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Allentown Cemetery
(Mobile County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Allentown 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 Allentown Cemetery...

The Allentown Cemetery is located in Mobile County. The county seat for Mobile County is located in Mobile.

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

Lat:   30.7610°   (30° 45' 39")

Lon:   -88.3022°   (-88° 18' 7")

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


 

  Allentown Cemetery  


  Stringfellow Cemetery (AL)
  Semmes Cemetery (AL)
  Ford Cemetery (AL)
  Midway Cemetery (MS)
  Morris Cemetery (AL)
  Crawford Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Moffetville Cemetery (AL)
  Bear Fork Cemetery (AL)
  Ward Cemetery (AL)
  Williams Cemetery (AL)
  Wilmer Cemetery (AL)
  Dees Cemetery (AL)
  Powell Cemetery (AL)
  Joyner Cemetery (AL)
  Valhalla Gardens Cemetery (AL)
  Tanner Cemetery (AL)
  Miller Cemetery (AL)
  Pierce Cemetery (AL)
  Chapel of Praise Cemetery (AL)
  Baker Cemetery (AL)
  Howell Cemetery (MS)
  Spring Hill Memorial Gardens (AL)
   Location verified
  Indian Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Crest West Cemetery (AL)
  Semmes Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Creek Cemetery West (AL)
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Allentown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bear Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel of Praise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dees Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howell Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Located in George County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Joyner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mauvilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Located in George County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moffetville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pierce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Creek Cemetery West   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pine Creek Cemetery West (FAG ID #2163647)

Pine Crest West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Semmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Semmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Stringfellow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tanner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
University Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valhalla Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Allentown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Allentown Cemetery.

Americus (MS)   [Map]Grand Bay   [Map]Saraland   [Map]
Axis   [Map]Gulfcrest   [Map]Satsuma   [Map]
Big Point (MS)   [Map]Hurley (MS)   [Map]Semmes   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Irvington   [Map]Theodore   [Map]
Chunchula   [Map]Lucedale (MS)   [Map]Tillmans Corner   [Map]
Country Club Village   [Map]Mobile   [Map]Wade (MS)   [Map]
Creola   [Map]Prichard   [Map]Wilmer   [Map]
Eight Mile   [Map]Saint Elmo   [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 begin with 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 - 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 Allentown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mobile County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harrison County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stone County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #143102   (Name of Record: Allentown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mobile
Lat: 30.7610217     Lon: -88.3022303   [Map]
Elev: 64         Map Name: Semmes

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.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: 30.7610, Longitude: -88.3022     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Allentown Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Allentown 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 from . 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.

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