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Bush Cemetery
(Choctaw County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bush 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 Bush Cemetery...

The Bush Cemetery is located in Choctaw County. The county seat for Choctaw County is located in Butler.

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

Lat:   32.0068°   (32° 0' 24")

Lon:   -88.1589°   (-88° 9' 32")

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


 

  Bush Cemetery  


  Resthaven Memorial Gardens
  Bogueloosa Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Cedar Springs Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Old Lusk Cemetery
  Canathan Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Butler City Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Mosley Cemetery
  Spencer Cemetery
  Hatchet Cemetery
  Lily Cemetery
  Mosley Cemetery
  Sykes Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  Marvin Cemetery
  Little Cemetery
  Wesley Cemetery
  Moores Cemetery
  Gibson Cemetery
  Trotter Cemetery
  Putnam Cemetery
  Womack Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bush Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Butler City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canathan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lily Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Putnam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bush Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bush Cemetery.

Barrons   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Nanafalia   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Needham   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Butler   [Map]Jachin   [Map]Pennington   [Map]
Campbell   [Map]Lisman   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Choctaw City   [Map]Melvin   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Morvin   [Map]Sweet Water   [Map]
Cromwell   [Map]Myrtlewood   [Map]Toxey   [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 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 Bush Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Choctaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter 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    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jasper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Newton 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 Choctaw County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Choctaw 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 Bush 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 Bush Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115295   (Name of Record: Bush Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Choctaw
Lat: 32.0068162     Lon: -88.1589058   [Map]
Elev: 39         Map Name: Butler

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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: 32.0068, Longitude: -88.1589     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bush Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bush 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 that begins 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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