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Cauthens Cemetery
(Crenshaw County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Cauthens 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 Cauthens Cemetery...

The Cauthens Cemetery is located in Crenshaw County. The county seat for Crenshaw County is located in Luverne.

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

Lat:   31.9379°   (31° 56' 16")

Lon:   -86.3336°   (-86° 20' 0")

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

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


 

  Cauthens Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cauthens Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 
Dry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Fair Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Oak Bowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Panola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 
Petrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 
Sawyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Sentell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Cauthens Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cauthens Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cauthens Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]Highland Home   [Map]Orion   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Honoraville   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Kent   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]Lapine   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Goshen   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Ramer   [Map]
Grady   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Greenville   [Map]Meeksville   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [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 - 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 Cauthens Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Crenshaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale 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    
Geneva 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike 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 Crenshaw County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Crenshaw 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 Cauthens 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 Cauthens Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #155013   (Name of Record: Cauthens Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crenshaw
Lat: 31.9379283     Lon: -86.3335773   [Map]
Elev: 160         Map Name: Lapine

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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: 31.9379, Longitude: -86.3336     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cauthens Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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