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Elvins Cemetery
(Perry County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Elvins 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 Elvins Cemetery...

The Elvins Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   32.6632°   (32° 39' 47")

Lon:   -87.4317°   (-87° 25' 54")

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


 

  Elvins Cemetery  


  Providence Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Fellowship Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Calvary Cemetery
  Walthill Cemetery
  Griffin Cemetery
  Curry Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  DeYampert Cemetery
  Harper Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  St. Wilfrids Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Turpin Cemetery
  Hill Place Cemetery
  Marion Cemetery
   Location verified
  St. Marys Cemetery
  Newbern Cemetery
  Weaver Cemetery
  Hatch Cemetery
  Agnew Cemetery
   Location verified
  Friendship Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Agnew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Agnew Cemetery (FAG ID #2589550)

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeYampert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newbern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Wilfrids Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walthill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Elvins Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Newbern   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Demopolis   [Map]Marion   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Moundville   [Map]The Village   [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 Elvins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Perry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw 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    
Jefferson 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    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149854   (Name of Record: Elvins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 32.6631866     Lon: -87.4316684   [Map]
Elev: 101         Map Name: Morgan Springs

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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: 32.6632, Longitude: -87.4317     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Elvins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Elvins 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 beginning 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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