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Ebenezer Cemetery
(Choctaw County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ebenezer 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 Ebenezer Cemetery...

The Ebenezer Cemetery is located in Choctaw County. The county seat for Choctaw County is located in Butler.

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

Lat:   32.2193°   (32° 13' 9")

Lon:   -88.0606°   (-88° 3' 38")

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


 

  Ebenezer Cemetery  


  Campbell Cemetery
  Geneva Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  Black Bluff Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Ward Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Red House Cemetery
  Clover Hill Cemetery
  Howell Cemetery
  Christopher Chapel Cemetery
  Aimwell Cemetery
  Rembert Cemetery
  Nanafalia Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Canathan Cemetery
  James Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Mariah Cemetery
  Campground Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Community Cemetery
  Spencer Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Hickory Grove Cemetery
  Beaver Creek Baptist Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Ebenezer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aimwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaver Creek Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canathan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christopher Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clover Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Geneva Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
James Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Mariah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nanafalia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rembert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ward Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Ebenezer 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 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ebenezer Cemetery.

Barrons   [Map]Griffins   [Map]Nanafalia   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Bellamy   [Map]Intercourse   [Map]Pennington   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Jachin   [Map]Pin Hook   [Map]
Butler   [Map]Linden   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Cedahoma   [Map]Lisman   [Map]Sweet Water   [Map]
Choctaw City   [Map]Morvin   [Map]Ward   [Map]
Cromwell   [Map]Myrtlewood   [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 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 - 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 Ebenezer Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Choctaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke 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    
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    
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    
Kemper 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 Choctaw County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Choctaw 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 Ebenezer 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 Ebenezer Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805513   (Name of Record: Ebenezer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Choctaw
Lat: 32.2193107     Lon: -88.0605736   [Map]
Elev: 52         Map Name: Pennington

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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: 32.2193, Longitude: -88.0606     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ebenezer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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