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Brown Cemetery
(Lowndes 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 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 Brown Cemetery

Lat:   32.3065°   (32° 18' 23")

Lon:   -86.5797°   (-86° 34' 46")

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, 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.


 

  Brown Cemetery  


  Rodgers Cemetery
  Oakview Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Meadow Cemetery
  Fair Cemetery
  Haigler Cemetery
  Alexander Cemetery
  Fice Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Cantelous Cemetery
  Hope Well Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  McQueen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Yankee Town Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Stone Cemetery
  Hayneville Cemetery
  Graves Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Young Cemetery
  Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Brown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantelous Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hope Well Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McQueen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McQueen Cemetery (FAG ID #2434568)

Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yankee Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Brown Cemetery.

Autaugaville   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]Tyler   [Map]
Gibbons   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
Gibbs Village   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Young Forte Village   [Map]
Gordonville   [Map]Mosses   [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 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 - 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 Brown 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    
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    
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    
Tallapoosa 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:     Home Page
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 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 #114983   (Name of Record: Brown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.3065282     Lon: -86.5796985   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Lowndesboro

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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: 32.3065, Longitude: -86.5797     [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 'straight-line' 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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