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Calvary Cemetery
(Perry County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Calvary 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 Calvary Cemetery...

The Calvary Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   32.7346°   (32° 44' 4")

Lon:   -87.3567°   (-87° 21' 24")

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


 

  Calvary Cemetery  


  New Shiloh Cemetery
  Daniel Cemetery
  Old Shiloh Cemetery
  Harper Cemetery
  Waycross Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Wooley Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Faith Chapel Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Paynes Cemetery
  Elvins Cemetery
  Mt. Herman Cemetery
  Scarborough Cemetery
  Heiberger Cemetery
  Heard Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Curry Cemetery
  Fellowship Cemetery
  DeYampert Cemetery
  Bethesda Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Campbellite Cemetery
  St. Wilfrids Cemetery
  Griffin Cemetery
  Marion Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Calvary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agnew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Agnew Cemetery (FAG ID #2589550)

Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbellite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeYampert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elvins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heiberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paynes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #25458)

Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Wilfrids Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scarborough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waycross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Calvary Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Pratt Ferry   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Lawley   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Marion   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
East Town   [Map]Moundville   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Valley Grande   [Map]
Faunsdale   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]The Village   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Calvary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Perry 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    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton 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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa 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 Perry County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Perry 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 Calvary 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 Calvary Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805722   (Name of Record: Calvary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 32.7345738     Lon: -87.3566672   [Map]
Elev: 106         Map Name: Marion North

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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: 32.7346, Longitude: -87.3567     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Calvary 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 beginning in . 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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