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Antioch Cemetery
(Barbour County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Antioch 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 Antioch Cemetery...

The Antioch 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 Antioch Cemetery

Lat:   31.9532°   (31° 57' 11")

Lon:   -85.1280°   (-85° 7' 40")

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


 

  Antioch Cemetery  


  Glenville Cemetery (AL)
  Memory Garden Cemetery (AL)
  Ivey Cemetery (AL)
  Pataula Church Cemetery (GA)
   Estimated location<3>
  Florence Cemetery (GA)
  Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Estimated location
  Trinity Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Fairview Cemetery (AL)
  Williams Cemetery (AL)
  Bascom Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. McKeithan Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
  Jones Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Shorte Cemetery (AL)
  Old Zion Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Sardis Cemetery (AL)
  James Templeton Cemetery (GA)
  Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Tennille Chapel AME Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Old Pataula Cemetery (GA)
  Haven of Rest Cemetery (AL)
  Sardis Cemetery (AL)
  Hogan Cemetery (GA)
  New Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Antioch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bascom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Quitman County (GA)
 - Location is estimated
Haven of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hogan Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Quitman County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. McKeithan Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. McKeithan Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2179335)

Old Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pataula Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Quitman County (GA)
 - Location is estimated
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Quitman County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2233598)

Shorte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tennille Chapel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Baker Hill   [Map]Eufaula   [Map]Midway   [Map]
Big Eddy   [Map]Fort Gaines (GA)   [Map]Morris (GA)   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Georgetown (GA)   [Map]Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]
Coleman (GA)   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Omaha (GA)   [Map]
Comer   [Map]Holy Trinity   [Map]Pittsview   [Map]
Cottonton   [Map]Louvale (GA)   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]Lumpkin (GA)   [Map]Spring Hill   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 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 Antioch 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    
Dale 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    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee 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    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee 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    
Schley County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster 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 Antioch 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 Antioch Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113105   (Name of Record: Antioch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 31.9532145     Lon: -85.1279873   [Map]
Elev: 86         Map Name: Eufaula North

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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: 31.9532, Longitude: -85.1280     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Antioch Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Antioch 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts 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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