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Asbury Cemetery
(Perry County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Asbury 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 Asbury Cemetery...

The Asbury Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   32.4065°   (32° 24' 23")

Lon:   -87.4558°   (-87° 27' 20")

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


 

  Asbury Cemetery  


  Fowler Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Cottrell Cemetery
  Long Cemetery
  Greer Cemetery
  Vernon Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  New Vernon Cemetery
  Blanks Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Pickens Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Rosemount Cemetery
  Living Hope Cemetery
  Holy Cross Cemetery
  Bell Cemetery
   Location verified
  Goldman Cemetery
  St. Chapter Cemetery
  Winfield Cemetery
  St. John Cemetery
  Ellawhite Cemetery
  Bethel Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  New Bethel Springs Cemetery
  Greenlawn Gardens
  Mt. Zion Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bell Cemetery (FAG ID #21470)

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ellawhite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goldman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenlawn Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Living Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosemount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Chapter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Asbury Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Asbury Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Providence   [Map]
Catherine   [Map]Marion   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Crenshaw   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Faunsdale   [Map]Orrville   [Map]The Village   [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 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 Asbury Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Perry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149868   (Name of Record: Asbury Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 32.4065259     Lon: -87.4558334   [Map]
Elev: 85         Map Name: Uniontown East

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Perry County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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: 32.4065, Longitude: -87.4558     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Asbury Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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