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Anderson Cemetery
(Barbour County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Anderson 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 Anderson Cemetery...

The Anderson Cemetery is located in Barbour County. The county seat for Barbour County is located in Clayton.

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

Lat:   31.6771°   (31° 40' 37")

Lon:   -85.4849°   (-85° 29' 5")

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


 

  Anderson Cemetery  


  Tabernacle Cemetery
  Magnolia Memorial Cemetery
  Ephesus Cemetery
  Wilkerson Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Peniel Cemetery
  Pea River Cemetery
  Clopton Cemetery
  Texasville Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Adams Chapel Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  St. Peter Cemetery
  Abbeville Cemetery
  Sykes Creek Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Helms Cemetery
  Skipperville Cemetery
  Springhill Cemetery
  Beersheba Cemetery
   Location verified
  Prospect Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Edwin Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Tew Cemetery
  Dykes Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Anderson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Adams Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beersheba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location has been verified
Clopton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Helms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pea River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Skipperville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Texasville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilkerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Anderson 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 Anderson Cemetery.

Abbeville   [Map]Clio   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Ariton   [Map]Clopton   [Map]Perote   [Map]
Baker Hill   [Map]Headland   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Louisville   [Map]Shorterville   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Newton   [Map]Skipperville   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Newville   [Map]Smuteye   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Oakey Grove   [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 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 Anderson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Barbour County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Miller County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1729894   (Name of Record: Anderson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 31.6771101     Lon: -85.4849393   [Map]
Elev: 135         Map Name: Texasville

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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: 31.6771, Longitude: -85.4849     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Anderson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Anderson 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . 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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