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Bates Cemetery
(Winston County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bates 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 five sections:

The Location of the Bates Cemetery...

The Bates Cemetery is located in Winston County. The county seat for Winston County is located in Double Springs.

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

Lat:   34.1136°   (34° 6' 48")

Lon:   -87.1506°   (-87° 9' 2")

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


 

  Bates Cemetery  


  Wilkins Cemetery
  Hamner Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Pine Ridge Cemetery
  Suddeth Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Kemp Baptist Church Cemetery
  Arley Congregational Christian Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nesmith Methodist Church Cemetery
  Trussell Cemetery
  Nesmith Cemetery
  New Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
  Meek Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Meek Baptist Church Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Livingston Chapel Cemetery
  Eagle Cemetery
  Arley United Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hadder Cemetery
   Location verified
  Arley First Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hefner Cemetery
  Arley Cemetery
  Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery
  Bethel Baptist Church #1 Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bates Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Addison Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Alston Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Arley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arley Congregational Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Arley First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Arley United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Baptist Church #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burdick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chances Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Delma Baird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Fairview Missionary Baptist Church #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hadder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hamner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hefner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Union Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kemp Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Littles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Livingston Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McClinton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Omega Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill #1 Community Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis #2 Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Suddeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor - Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trussell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams - Everett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bates Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bates Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Crane Hill   [Map]Houston   [Map]
Arkadelphia   [Map]Cullman   [Map]Jasper   [Map]
Arley   [Map]Dodge City   [Map]Lacon   [Map]
Baltimore   [Map]Double Springs   [Map]Logan   [Map]
Bremen   [Map]East Point   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Good Hope   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Colony   [Map]Grayson   [Map]Vinemont   [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 like to start 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 - you should note 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 Bates Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Winston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alabama Community

About Winston 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: 34.1136, Longitude: -87.1506     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bates Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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