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Bascom Cemetery
(Barbour County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Bascom Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Bascom 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 Bascom Cemetery...

The Bascom 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 Bascom Cemetery

Lat:   31.8793°   (31° 52' 45")

Lon:   -85.2452°   (-85° 14' 42")

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


 

  Bascom Cemetery  


  Friendship Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Academy Cemetery (AL)
  Shorte Cemetery (AL)
  Haven of Rest Cemetery (AL)
  Sardis Cemetery (AL)
  McGee Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant View Cemetery (AL)
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Sardis Cemetery (AL)
  Memory Garden Cemetery (AL)
  New Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Blair Cemetery (AL)
  Scotch Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Beauchamp Family Cemetery (AL)
  New Hope Cemetery (AL)
  Perkins - Evans Cemetery (AL)
  Walker Cemetery (AL)
  Cunningham Cemetery (AL)
  St. James Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Fairview Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Serene Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Missioanry Baptist CHurch Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Bascom Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Academy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beauchamp Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haven of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Missioanry Baptist CHurch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Serene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Perkins - Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. James Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. James Cemetery (FAG ID #36749)

Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scotch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scotch Cemetery (FAG ID #26111)

Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bascom 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tennille Chapel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bascom Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bascom Cemetery.

Abbeville   [Map]Comer   [Map]Morris (GA)   [Map]
Baker Hill   [Map]Cottonton   [Map]Oakey Grove   [Map]
Big Eddy   [Map]Eufaula   [Map]Omaha (GA)   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Fort Gaines (GA)   [Map]Pittsview   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Georgetown (GA)   [Map]Shorterville   [Map]
Clio   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Smuteye   [Map]
Clopton   [Map]Louisville   [Map]Spring Hill   [Map]
Coleman (GA)   [Map]Midway   [Map]Three Notch   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Bascom 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    
Montgomery 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    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Miller 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    
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 Bascom 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 Bascom Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113536   (Name of Record: Bascom Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 31.8793279     Lon: -85.2452128   [Map]
Elev: 110         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: 31.8793, Longitude: -85.2452     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bascom Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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