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(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Davis 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 Davis Cemetery...

The Davis 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 Davis Cemetery

Lat:   32.2610°   (32° 15' 39")

Lon:   -86.4861°   (-86° 29' 9")

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

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


 

  Davis Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Davis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Bullock Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Cantelous Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Fice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Haigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Hayneville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Kendal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Letohatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 
McQueen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the McQueen Cemetery (FAG ID #2434568)
 
Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Murrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
New Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Oakview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Relf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Stones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Strokes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Wooten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Yankee Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery

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 Davis Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Autaugaville   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
Coosada   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]Sunshine Village   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
Gibbs Village   [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 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 Davis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lowndes 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    
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    
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    
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    
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 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 Davis 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 Davis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117111   (Name of Record: Davis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.2609741     Lon: -86.4860843   [Map]
Elev: 55         Map Name: Cantelous

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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: 32.2610, Longitude: -86.4861     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Davis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Davis 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting 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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<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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