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Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
(Macon County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery ...

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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 Elam Baptist Church Cemetery...

The Elam Baptist Church Cemetery is located in Macon County. The county seat for Macon County is located in Tuskegee.

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

Lat:   32.5134°   (32° 30' 48")

Lon:   -85.5354°   (-85° 32' 7")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Elam Baptist Church 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.


 

  Elam Baptist Church Cemetery  


  Frank McGuire Memorial Cemetery
  McCrary Cemetery
  Westwood Drive Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Pine Level Cemetery
   Location verified
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Loachapoka Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hill Cemetery
  Whatley Cemetery
  Memorial Park
  Union Cemetery
  Cherry Cemetery
  Hickory Grove Cemetery
  Green Chapel Cemetery
  Holt Cemetery
  Notasulga City Cemetery
  Wright Cemetery
  Pine Knot Cemetery
  Little Texas Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  Darlington Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Cherry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darlington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Green Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Texas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loachapoka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location has been verified
McCrary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Knot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location has been verified
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westwood Drive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whatley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa 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 Elam Baptist Church Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Erie   [Map]Opelika   [Map]
Armstrong   [Map]Fort Davis   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]Tuskegee   [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 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 Elam Baptist Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Macon 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    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes 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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137113   (Name of Record: Elam Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Macon
Lat: 32.5131927     Lon: -85.5352279   [Map]
Elev: 132         Map Name: Loachapoka

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5134, Longitude: -85.5354     [Map].

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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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