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Cantelous Cemetery
(Montgomery County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Cantelous Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Cantelous 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 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 Cantelous Cemetery...

The Cantelous Cemetery is located in Montgomery County. The county seat for Montgomery County is located in Montgomery.

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

Lat:   32.3365°   (32° 20' 11")

Lon:   -86.4536°   (-86° 27' 12")

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

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


 

  Cantelous Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cantelous Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Big Roxanna Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Daniel Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Doster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Durden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Durdin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Fair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Haigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Indian Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Kendal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 
McQueen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the McQueen Cemetery (FAG ID #2434568)
 
Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
New Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Oakview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Rodgers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Stones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 
Strokes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Westcott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 
Wooten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Yankee Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantelous Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cantelous Cemetery.

Autaugaville   [Map]Gibbs Village   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Coosada   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Deatsville   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
Elmore   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]Sunshine Village   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
Gibbons   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Young Forte 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 like to start with 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 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 Cantelous Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Montgomery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115592   (Name of Record: Cantelous Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Montgomery
Lat: 32.3365278     Lon: -86.4535841   [Map]
Elev: 64         Map Name: Cantelous

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.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: 32.3365, Longitude: -86.4536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cantelous Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cantelous 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 from . 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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