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Brooklyn Cemetery
(Coffee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn Cemetery...

The Brooklyn Cemetery is located in Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.3166°   (31° 18' 59")

Lon:   -86.1655°   (-86° 9' 55")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Brooklyn Cemetery  


  Liberty Cemetery
  Ino Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens
  Friendship Community Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  New Ebenezer Cemetery
  Rhoades Cemetery
  Holland Cemetery
  New Chapel Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Old Town Cemetery
  Sweet Home Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery
  Kinston Cemetery
  New Haven Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Weeks Cemetery
  Mt. Gilled Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Alberton Cemetery
  Harrison Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Brooklyn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Alberton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danley Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ino Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kinston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilled Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhoades Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brooklyn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weeks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Coffee Springs   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]
Babbie   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Jack   [Map]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]County Line   [Map]Kinston   [Map]
Beulah   [Map]Dozier   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Elba   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Gantt   [Map]Opp   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Heath   [Map]Samson   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Brooklyn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour 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    
Conecuh 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    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva 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    
Lowndes 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    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137060   (Name of Record: Brooklyn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.3165572     Lon: -86.1655039   [Map]
Elev: 93         Map Name: Opp East

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Coffee 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: 31.3166, Longitude: -86.1655     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brooklyn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Brooklyn 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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