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Brown Cemetery
(Clarke County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Brown 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 Brown Cemetery...

The Brown Cemetery is located in Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Grove Hill.

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

Lat:   31.4149°   (31° 24' 53")

Lon:   -87.9053°   (-87° 54' 19")

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


 

  Brown Cemetery  


  Jackson Memorial Gardens
  Stoker Cemetery
  Gaddies Chapel Cemetery
  Leroy Cemetery
  Old St. Stephens Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Crawford Cemetery
  Clearwater Cemetery
  Stave Creek Cemetery
  Wagarville Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  St. Stephens Cemetery
  Lewis Grove Cemetery
  Parker Bell Cemetery
  Cortelyou Cemetery
  McKenzie Cemetery
  Sunflower Cemetery
  Hotel Cemetery
  Mt. Shady Cemetery
  St. Union - Mt. Stoney Cemetery
  Fields Cemetery
  Pine Crest Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Forman Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Brown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Clearwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cortelyou Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddies Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hotel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewis Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Shady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Crest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Union - Mt. Stoney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stave Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stoker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunflower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wagarville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Brown Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Little River   [Map]Stave Creek   [Map]
Carlton   [Map]Malcolm   [Map]Sunflower   [Map]
Gainestown   [Map]McIntosh   [Map]Wagarville   [Map]
Hobson   [Map]Rockville   [Map]Walker Springs   [Map]
Jackson   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Brown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clarke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #133587   (Name of Record: Brown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.4148884     Lon: -87.9052765   [Map]
Elev: 42         Map Name: Prestwick

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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: 31.4149, Longitude: -87.9053     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brown Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Brown 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 starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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