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Dozier Cemetery
(Crenshaw County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Dozier 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 Dozier Cemetery...

The Dozier 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 Dozier Cemetery

Lat:   31.4982°   (31° 29' 53")

Lon:   -86.3652°   (-86° 21' 54")

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


 

  Dozier Cemetery  


  Clarke Cemetery
  Bozeman Cemetery
  St. Lukes Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Camerons Chapel Cemetery
  Rose Hill Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Carter Cemetery
  Brantley Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Leon Cemetery
  Able Cemetery
  Oaky Streak Cemetery
  Gantt Cemetery
  Oakey Streak Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
   Location verified
  Clark Cemetery
  Henderson Cemetery
  Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
  Sweet Home Cemetery
  Pine Level Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Dozier Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Able Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Antioch Cemetery (FAG ID #2231111)

Bozeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Camerons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clarke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gantt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Dozier Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Dozier Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Elba   [Map]McKenzie   [Map]
Babbie   [Map]Gantt   [Map]Merrill Mill   [Map]
Beulah   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Opp   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Heath   [Map]Red Level   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]River Falls   [Map]
County Line   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Dozier   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Sanford   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites 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 Dozier Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Crenshaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour 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    
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    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes 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    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Dozier 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 Dozier Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805647   (Name of Record: Dozier Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crenshaw
Lat: 31.4982195     Lon: -86.3652362   [Map]
Elev: 83         Map Name: Dozier

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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: 31.4982, Longitude: -86.3652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dozier Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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