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Crossroad Cemetery
(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Crossroad 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 Crossroad Cemetery...

The Crossroad Cemetery is located in Lowndes County. The county seat for Lowndes County is located in Hayneville.

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

Lat:   32.0482°   (32° 2' 53")

Lon:   -86.7619°   (-86° 45' 42")

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


 

  Crossroad Cemetery  


  Dunklin Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
  Dunklin Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Rives Cemetery
  Sills Cemetery
  Bogahoma Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Oliver Cemetery
  Mt. Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Temple Gate Cemetery
  Rudolph Hill Cemetery
  Temple Gate Cemetery
  Gordon Cemetery
  Crum Cemetery
  McColough Cemetery
  Snow Cemetery
  Cedar Creek Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Soles Cemetery
  Ridgeville Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Crenshaw Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Willing Cemetery
  Bragg Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Crossroad Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bogahoma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bogahoma Cemetery (FAG ID #21701)

Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McColough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Willing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ridgeville Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location has been verified
Rives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rudolph Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Snow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Soles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Gate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Gate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Crossroad Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Bolling   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]Snow Hill   [Map]
Forest Home   [Map]Minter   [Map]Tyler   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]Mosses   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
Furman   [Map]Oak Hill   [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 - 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 Crossroad Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lowndes County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga 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    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike 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 Lowndes County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lowndes 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 Crossroad 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 Crossroad Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116896   (Name of Record: Crossroad Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.0482015     Lon: -86.7619244   [Map]
Elev: 106         Map Name: Braggs

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lowndes County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.0482, Longitude: -86.7619     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Crossroad Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Crossroad 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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