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English Cemetery
(Mobile County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the English 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 English Cemetery...

The English Cemetery is located in Mobile County. The county seat for Mobile County is located in Mobile.

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

Lat:   30.4108°   (30° 24' 38")

Lon:   -88.1419°   (-88° 8' 30")

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


 

  English Cemetery  


  Little Sacred Heart Cemetery
  Twin Beach Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Confederate Rest Cemetery
  Dawes Cemetery
  Grand Bay Cemetery
  Casher Cemetery
  Piner McGrew Cemetery
  Mobile Memorial Gardens
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Magnolia Springs Cemetery
  Roberts Cemetery
  Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens
  Cold Springs Cemetery
  Serenity Memorial Gardens
  Oddfellows Cemetery
  Hamilton Cemetery
  Catholic Cemetery
  Beverly Cemetery
  Dorlan Community Cemetery
  Mathis Cemetery
  Alabama Port Cemetery
  Boudans Cemetery
  Reeds Cemetery
  Lundy Cemetery
  Dauphin Island Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the English Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Mobile County.

Alabama Port Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boudans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cold Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dorlan Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lundy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oddfellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the English Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the English Cemetery.

Alabama Port   [Map]Fairhope   [Map]Mon Louis   [Map]
Bayou La Batre   [Map]Fort Gaines   [Map]Montrose   [Map]
Bellefontaine   [Map]Fort Morgan   [Map]Point Clear   [Map]
Coden   [Map]Grand Bay   [Map]Saint Elmo   [Map]
Dauphin Island   [Map]Irvington   [Map]Theodore   [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 websites either 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 English Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mobile County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harrison County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1729966   (Name of Record: English Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mobile
Lat: 30.4107538     Lon: -88.1419446   [Map]
Elev: 4         Map Name: Coden

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.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: 30.4108, Longitude: -88.1419     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the English Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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