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Anderson Cemetery
(Clarke 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 Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Grove Hill.

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

Lat:   31.8268°   (31° 49' 36")

Lon:   -88.0364°   (-88° 2' 11")

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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Anderson Cemetery  


  Campbell Cemetery
  Huggins Cemetery
  Tallahatta Cemetery for Blacks
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Ulcanush Cemetery
  Hatchet Cemetery
  Bell Brewer Cemetery
  Bashan Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  Little Cemetery
  Coffeeville Cemetery
  Moores Cemetery
  Kiels Cemetery
  Trotter Cemetery
  James Cemetery
  Womack Hill Cemetery
  Thornton Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Griffin Chapel Cemetery
  West Bend Cemetery
  Austin Cemetery
  Webb Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 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 Clarke County.

Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bashan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffeeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kiels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tallahatta Cemetery for Blacks   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trotter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ulcanush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Womack Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Anderson Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Anderson Cemetery.

Barrons   [Map]Dixon's Mills   [Map]Needham   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Fulton   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Butler   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Campbell   [Map]Grove Hill   [Map]Stave Creek   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Millry   [Map]Sweet Water   [Map]
Cullomburg   [Map]Morvin   [Map]Thomasville   [Map]
Dickinson   [Map]Nanafalia   [Map]Toxey   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Anderson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clarke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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 Clarke County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Clarke 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 #133573   (Name of Record: Anderson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.8268225     Lon: -88.0363977   [Map]
Elev: 68         Map Name: Coffeeville

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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: 31.8268, Longitude: -88.0364     [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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in . 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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