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(Hale County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Burroughs Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Burroughs Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Burroughs Cemetery...

The Burroughs Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.8021°   (32° 48' 7")

Lon:   -87.5250°   (-87° 31' 30")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Burroughs Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Burroughs Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Hale County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Burroughs Cemetery.

Eutaw   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Forkland   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Greensboro   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Uniontown   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Burroughs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Burk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Burrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Faith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
New Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Pruitt Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Ramey Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Redick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Rhodes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Stokes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 
Waycross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burroughs Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Whitsitt - Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burroughs Cemetery

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 Burroughs Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Phipps   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
East Town   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Marion   [Map]Scottsville   [Map]
Eutaw   [Map]Moundville   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Faunsdale   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Uniontown   [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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Burroughs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #159278   (Name of Record: Burroughs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.8020727     Lon: -87.5250047   [Map]
Elev: 94         Map Name: Ingram

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Hale 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: 32.8021, Longitude: -87.5250     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Burroughs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Burroughs 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 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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