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Christian Light Cemetery
(Dallas County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Christian Light 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 Christian Light Cemetery...

The Christian Light Cemetery is located in Dallas County. The county seat for Dallas County is located in Selma.

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

Lat:   32.2799°   (32° 16' 47")

Lon:   -87.4119°   (-87° 24' 42")

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


 

  Christian Light Cemetery  


  Living Hope Cemetery
  Vaughn Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Kelly Cemetery
  St. John Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Hennon Cemetery
  Martins Station Cemetery
  Gastonburg Cemetery
  Bethel Hill Cemetery
  Malone Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Welcome Cemetery
  New Bethel Springs Cemetery
  Gross Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Shell Creek Cemetery
  Sidney Chapel Cemetery
  Rehoboth Cemetery
  Boiling Spring Cemetery
  Young Cemetery
  Wilsor Cemetery
  Cobbs Cemetery
  Hardy Young Cemetery
  Marsh Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Christian Light Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Athens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bell Cemetery (FAG ID #21470)

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boiling Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gastonburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glovers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardy Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Living Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marsh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marsh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martins Station Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orrville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prairie Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehoboth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Chapter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sidney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilsor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Christian Light Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Christian Light Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Catherine   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]
Anne Manie   [Map]Crenshaw   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Dayton   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Boykin   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Kimbrough   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]Uniontown   [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 Christian Light Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dallas 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    
Butler 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    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh 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    
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    
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    
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 Dallas County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Dallas 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 Christian Light 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 Christian Light Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #154735   (Name of Record: Christian Light Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dallas
Lat: 32.2798625     Lon: -87.4119423   [Map]
Elev: 73         Map Name: Central Mills

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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: 32.2799, Longitude: -87.4119     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Christian Light Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Christian Light 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 starting 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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