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Elliott Cemetery
(Sumter County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Elliott Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Elliott 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 Elliott Cemetery...

The Elliott Cemetery is located in Sumter County. The county seat for Sumter County is located in Livingston.

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

Lat:   32.6196°   (32° 37' 10")

Lon:   -88.3292°   (-88° 19' 45")

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


 

  Elliott Cemetery  


  Boney Cemetery (AL)
  Danner Cemetery (AL)
  Roy Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery (MS)
  Bell Cemetery (AL)
  Old Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)
  Brown Cemetery (AL)
  Johnson Cemetery (AL)
  Central Cemetery (AL)
  Potts Cemetery (AL)
  Old Side Cemetery (AL)
  Livingston Memorial Gardens (AL)
  Brown Cemetery (AL)
  Center Ridge Cemetery (MS)
  McCainville Cemetery (AL)
  Anna York Cemetery (MS)
  Danner Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Herman Cemetery (AL)
  Shiloh Cemetery (AL)
  Millville Cemetery (AL)
  Enondale Cemetery (MS)
  Elmwood Memorial Estates (AL)
  Briggs Chapel Cemetery (MS)
  Gibbs Cemetery (AL)
  Parker Cemetery (AL)
  Home Mission Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Elliott Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anna York Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Briggs Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Located in Kemper County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Central Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Memorial Estates   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enondale Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Located in Kemper County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Home Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Livingston Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCainville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Located in Kemper County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elliott Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Elliott Cemetery.

Arrington   [Map]Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]Livingston   [Map]
Bellamy   [Map]Emelle   [Map]Moore Town   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Epes   [Map]Scooba (MS)   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Ward   [Map]
Cuba   [Map]Geiger   [Map]York   [Map]
De Kalb (MS)   [Map]Intercourse   [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 visit 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 Elliott Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Sumter County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jasper 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    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Newton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158824   (Name of Record: Elliott Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sumter
Lat: 32.6195798     Lon: -88.329198   [Map]
Elev: 62         Map Name: Boyd

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Sumter County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.6196, Longitude: -88.3292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Elliott Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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