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Antioch Cemetery
(Clarke 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 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 Antioch Cemetery

Lat:   31.6238°   (31° 37' 25")

Lon:   -87.8544°   (-87° 51' 15")

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, 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.


 

  Antioch Cemetery  


  St. Lukes Cemetery
  Pine Chapel Cemetery
  Clarkville Cemetery
  Peniel Cemetery
  Austin Cemetery
  Puyear Chapel Cemetery
  Grove Hill Cemetery
  Cammack Cemetery
  Wilson Chapel Cemetery
  Coleman Cemetery
  Pugh Cemetery
  Jackson Memorial Gardens
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Gaddies Chapel Cemetery
  Bumpers Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Dacy Cemetery
  Stave Creek Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Mathews Cemetery
  Parker Bell Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  McKenzie Cemetery
  Old Union Cemetery
  Hotel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Clarke County.

Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bumpers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cammack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clarkville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddies Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grove Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hotel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Puyear Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stave Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Antioch Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]Fulton   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Gainestown   [Map]Stave Creek   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Grove Hill   [Map]Sunflower   [Map]
Carlton   [Map]Jackson   [Map]Wagarville   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Walker Springs   [Map]
Dickinson   [Map]Rockville   [Map]Whatley   [Map]
Frankville   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [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 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 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    
Conecuh 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    
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    
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    
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 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 #1805656   (Name of Record: Antioch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.623771     Lon: -87.8544445   [Map]
Elev: 80         Map Name: Walker Springs

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Clarke County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 31.6238, Longitude: -87.8544     [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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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