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Cain Cemetery
(Baldwin County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Cain 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 Cain Cemetery...

The Cain Cemetery is located in Baldwin County. The county seat for Baldwin County is located in Bay Minette.

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

Lat:   30.8888°   (30° 53' 19")

Lon:   -87.7447°   (-87° 44' 40")

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


 

  Cain Cemetery  


  Gentry Cemetery
  Stanmyer Cemetery
  Lancaster Cemetery
  Douglasville Cemetery
  Bryars McGill Cemetery
  High Pine Cemetery
  McGill Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Richerson Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Richerson Cemetery
  Stapleton Cemetery
  Dean Cemetery
  Holly Grove Cemetery
  Perdido Cemetery
  Westview Cemetery
  Sullivan Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
   Location verified
  Stockton Memorial Cemetery
  Wilkins Cemetery
  Perdido Cemetery
  Dean Cemetery
  Dutch Cemetery
  Durant Cemetery
  Halls Fork Cemetery
   Location verified
  Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Cain Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bryars McGill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglasville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dutch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gentry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Halls Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Halls Fork Cemetery (FAG ID #2440629)

High Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
McGill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perdido Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perdido Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanmyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stapleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stockton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cain Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cain 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 Cain Cemetery.

Atmore   [Map]Creola   [Map]Robertsdale   [Map]
Axis   [Map]Daphne   [Map]Saraland   [Map]
Barrineau Park (FL)   [Map]Loxley   [Map]Satsuma   [Map]
Barry Village   [Map]Mobile   [Map]Silverhill   [Map]
Bay Minette   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]Spanish Fort   [Map]
Bromley   [Map]Movico   [Map]Stapleton   [Map]
Bucks   [Map]Park City   [Map]Stockton   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Perdido   [Map]Tensaw   [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 start 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 Cain Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Baldwin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Clarke 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    
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    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       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    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115376   (Name of Record: Cain Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Baldwin
Lat: 30.888796     Lon: -87.7447132   [Map]
Elev: 83         Map Name: Dyas

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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: 30.8888, Longitude: -87.7447     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cain Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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