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Bogahoma Cemetery
(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bogahoma 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 ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Bogahoma Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Bogahoma Cemetery (FAG ID #21701)

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 Bogahoma Cemetery...

The Bogahoma Cemetery is located in Lowndes County. The county seat for Lowndes County is located in Hayneville.

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

Lat:   32.1808°   (32° 10' 50")

Lon:   -86.7087°   (-86° 42' 31")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bogahoma Cemetery has been estimated.<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Bogahoma 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.


 

  Bogahoma Cemetery  


  Turner Cemetery
  Miles Cemetery
  Oakview Cemetery
  Hayneville Cemetery
  Robert Rives Cemetery
  Rives Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery
  Mt. Gillard Cemetery
  Mt. Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Turners Cemetery
  Fice Cemetery
  Morass Cemetery
  Hope Well Cemetery
  Rudolph Hill Cemetery
  McQueen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Gordon Cemetery
  Garr Cemetery
  Mt. Willing Cemetery
  Dunklin Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
  Dunklin Cemetery
  Crossroad Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bogahoma Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lowndes County.

Dunklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<4>
Dunklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hayneville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hope Well Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robert Rives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rudolph Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turners Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bogahoma Cemetery
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bogahoma Cemetery.

Autaugaville   [Map]Furman   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]Minter   [Map]Tyler   [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 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 Bogahoma Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lowndes 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    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike 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 Lowndes County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     The Bogahoma Cemetery (FAG ID #21701)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lowndes 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 Bogahoma Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Bogahoma Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Bogahoma Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Bogahoma Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136325   (Name of Record: Bogahoma Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.1809755     Lon: -86.7091459   [Map]
Elev: 67         Map Name: Gordonsville

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #21701

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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: 32.1808, Longitude: -86.7087     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bogahoma Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bogahoma Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . 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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<4>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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