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Baker Cemetery
(Mobile County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Baker 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 Baker Cemetery...

The Baker Cemetery is located in Mobile County. The county seat for Mobile County is located in Mobile.

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

Lat:   30.6944°   (30° 41' 39")

Lon:   -88.2219°   (-88° 13' 18")

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


 

  Baker Cemetery  


  Indian Springs Cemetery
  Old Spring Hill Cemetery
  Semmes Cemetery
  University Baptist Church Cemetery
  Semmes Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Allentown Cemetery
  Jesuit Cemetery
  Crawford Chapel Cemetery
  Spring Hill Memorial Gardens
   Location verified
  Bear Fork Cemetery
  St. Edwards Cemetery
  West Gethsemane Cemetery
  Pine Creek Cemetery West
   Location verified
  Newell Family Cemetery
  Pine Crest West Cemetery
  Wolf Ridge Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Tanner Cemetery
  Noel Cemetery
  Old Lewis Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Pierce Cemetery
  Little Sacred Heart Cemetery
  Sand Town Cemetery
  Dawes Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Baker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Mobile County.

Allentown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bear Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel of Praise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dawes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gethsemane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Mt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jesuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mobile Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pierce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Creek Cemetery West   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pine Creek Cemetery West (FAG ID #2163647)

Pine Crest West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prichard Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Semmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Semmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Tanner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
University Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Visitation Monastery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Gethsemane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whispering Pines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whistler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whistler Colored Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wolf Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baker Cemetery
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Baker Cemetery.

Bellefontaine   [Map]Grand Bay   [Map]Saint Elmo   [Map]
Big Point (MS)   [Map]Hurley (MS)   [Map]Saraland   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Irvington   [Map]Satsuma   [Map]
Chunchula   [Map]Mobile   [Map]Semmes   [Map]
Country Club Village   [Map]Mon Louis   [Map]Spanish Fort   [Map]
Creola   [Map]Park City   [Map]Theodore   [Map]
Eight Mile   [Map]Prichard   [Map]Tillmans Corner   [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 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 Baker Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mobile County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harrison County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stone County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113374   (Name of Record: Baker Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mobile
Lat: 30.6943566     Lon: -88.2219486   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Spring Hill

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.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: 30.6944, Longitude: -88.2219     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Baker Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Baker 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' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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