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Emmaus Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Emmaus 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 Emmaus Cemetery...

The Emmaus Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.8079°   (33° 48' 28")

Lon:   -88.0917°   (-88° 5' 30")

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


 

  Emmaus Cemetery  


  Herron Cemetery
  New Church Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Moscow Cemetery
  Wofford Cemetery
  Mulberry Springs Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Plynn Cemetery
  Pearson Cemetery
  Rising Star Cemetery
  Lamar Memory Gardens
  Kennedy Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Fellowship Cemetery
  Holliday Cemetery
  Morton Chapel Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Springfield Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery
  Oakes Chapel Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Vernon Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Emmaus Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lamar County.

Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Furnace Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sailor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Carolina Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Emmaus Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Emmaus Cemetery.

Beaverton   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]Millport   [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 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 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 Emmaus Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117980   (Name of Record: Emmaus Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.8078862     Lon: -88.0916966   [Map]
Elev: 122         Map Name: Vernon

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 33.8079, Longitude: -88.0917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Emmaus Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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