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Aquilla Cemetery
(Choctaw County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Aquilla 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 Aquilla Cemetery...

The Aquilla Cemetery is located in Choctaw County. The county seat for Choctaw County is located in Butler.

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

Lat:   31.7127°   (31° 42' 45")

Lon:   -88.4134°   (-88° 24' 48")

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


 

  Aquilla Cemetery  


  Old Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Williamson Cemetery (AL)
  Old Shady Grove Cemetery (MS)
  Philadelphus Cemetery (MS)
  Salem Cemetery (MS)
  Chapel Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Salem Cemetery (MS)
  Reeds Cemetery (AL)
  Springbank Cemetery (AL)
  North Oak Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Loften Cemetery (AL)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Big Rock Cemetery (MS)
  Sand Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Winsletts Cemetery (AL)
  Old Aquilla Cemetery (AL)
  Shady Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Singley Cemetery (AL)
  Healing Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Cullomburg Cemetery (AL)
  Zion Rest Cemetery (MS)
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)
  Minerva Cemetery (AL)
  Wilkins Cemetery (AL)
  Flat Branch Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Aquilla Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Big Rock Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cullomburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flat Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Floyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Healing Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loften Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Minerva Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
North Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Aquilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shady Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphus Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Singley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springbank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winsletts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Rest Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Aquilla Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Aquilla Cemetery.

Aquilla   [Map]Coffeeville   [Map]Millry   [Map]
Barlow   [Map]Cullomburg   [Map]Needham   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Robinsons Junction (MS)   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Shubuta (MS)   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Chatom   [Map]Junction City (MS)   [Map]State Line (MS)   [Map]
Clara (MS)   [Map]Melvin   [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 begin 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 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 Aquilla Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Choctaw 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    
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    
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    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Forrest County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jasper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Newton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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 Choctaw County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Choctaw 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 Aquilla 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 Aquilla Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157541   (Name of Record: Aquilla Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Choctaw
Lat: 31.712659     Lon: -88.4133547   [Map]
Elev: 129         Map Name: Aquilla

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 31.7127, Longitude: -88.4134     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Aquilla Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Aquilla 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 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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