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Edgil Grove Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Edgil Grove 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 Edgil Grove Cemetery...

The Edgil Grove Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.9015°   (33° 54' 5")

Lon:   -87.3578°   (-87° 21' 28")

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


 

  Edgil Grove Cemetery  


  Bennett Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Mt. Hermon Cemetery
   Location verified
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Old Bennett Cemetery
  Walker Memory Gardens
  Keeton Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Fergerson Cemetery
  Reid Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Kings Cemetery
  Prospect Cemetery
  Lollar Cemetery
  Gaddy Cemetery
  Old City Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Boshell Cemetery
  South Lowell Cemetery
  Easly Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Guthrie Cemetery
  Cross Roads Cemetery
  Manasco Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Kings Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Edgil Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boshell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Easly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fergerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fike & Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lollar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Manasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location has been verified
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Lowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Edgil Grove Cemetery
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Edgil Grove Cemetery.

Arley   [Map]Eldridge   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Oakman   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Parrish   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Houston   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Double Springs   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Slicklizzard   [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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Edgil Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #162312   (Name of Record: Edgil Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.9014959     Lon: -87.3577867   [Map]
Elev: 177         Map Name: Manchester

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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: 33.9015, Longitude: -87.3578     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Edgil Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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