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Dunning Cemetery
(Marengo County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Dunning 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 Dunning Cemetery...

The Dunning Cemetery is located in Marengo County. The county seat for Marengo County is located in Linden.

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

Lat:   32.0660°   (32° 3' 57")

Lon:   -87.7756°   (-87° 46' 32")

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


 

  Dunning Cemetery  


  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Paynes Chapel Methodist Cemetery
  Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery
  Pearson Cemetery
  Berry Chapel Cemetery
  Dixon Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Hoboken Cemetery
  Christian Hope Cemetery
  Morrisette Cemetery
  Laurel Presbyterian Cemetery
  Arbor Cemetery
  Living Cemetery
  Pruitt Cemetery
  Hosea Cemetery
  Old Liberty Cemetery
  Shop Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Old Union Cemetery
  Tutt Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Dunning Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arbor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christian Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hoboken Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hosea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Laurel Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Living Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mooring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrisette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paynes Chapel Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pruitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tutt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Dunning Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Dunning Cemetery.

Anne Manie   [Map]Ellison   [Map]Nanafalia   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Pine Hill   [Map]
Barrons   [Map]Kimbrough   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Linden   [Map]Sweet Water   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Campbell   [Map]Morvin   [Map]Thomasville   [Map]
Dixon's Mills   [Map]Myrtlewood   [Map]Vineland   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Dunning Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marengo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

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    
Dallas 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    
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    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Marengo County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Marengo 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 Dunning 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 Dunning Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117681   (Name of Record: Dunning Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marengo
Lat: 32.0659827     Lon: -87.7755632   [Map]
Elev: 89         Map Name: Sweet Water

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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: 32.0660, Longitude: -87.7756     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dunning Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dunning 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 that stretches 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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