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Blooming Grove Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Blooming Grove 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 Blooming Grove Cemetery...

The Blooming Grove Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.7976°   (33° 47' 51")

Lon:   -87.9809°   (-87° 58' 51")

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


 

  Blooming Grove Cemetery  


  Love Joy Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Taylor Springs Cemetery
  Emmaus Cemetery
  Sizemore Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Holliman Cemetery
  Kennedy Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Old Antioch Cemetery
  Fellowship Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Morton Chapel Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Oakes Chapel Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Harper Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Temple Star Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Blooming Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elbethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Love Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mallory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Willing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seven Oaks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Carolina Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesleys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blooming Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blooming Grove Cemetery.

Bazemore   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Vernon   [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 first turn to 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 Blooming Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158439   (Name of Record: Blooming Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.7976074     Lon: -87.9808592   [Map]
Elev: 166         Map Name: Bluff

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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: 33.7976, Longitude: -87.9809     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blooming Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Blooming Grove 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 starting from . 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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