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Ethelsville Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ethelsville 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 Ethelsville Cemetery...

The Ethelsville Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.4126°   (33° 24' 45")

Lon:   -88.2148°   (-88° 12' 53")

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


 

  Ethelsville Cemetery  


  Tabernacle Cemetery (AL)
  Coal Fire Cemetery (AL)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Old El Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Union Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Gore Cemetery (AL)
  Forest Church Cemetery (AL)
  Martin Cemetery (AL)
  Brown Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery (AL)
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Phoenix Cemetery (AL)
  Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery (AL)
  Union Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Parks Cemetery (MS)
  Zion Possum Bend Cemetery (AL)
  Carden Cemetery (AL)
  Brookshire Cemetery (AL)
  Funderburk Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)
  Baptist Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Oak Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Mineral Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Crossroads Cemetery (AL)
  Beard Cemetery (AL)
  Spring Hill Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Ethelsville Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Andrews Chapel Church Yard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baptist Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brookshire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coal Fire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forest Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Funderburk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parks Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Possum Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ethelsville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Ethelsville Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Ethelsville   [Map]McShan   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Memphis   [Map]
Bent Oak (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Reform   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Ethelsville Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
Walker 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    
Kemper 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    
Webster 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 Pickens County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pickens 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 Ethelsville 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 Ethelsville Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138739   (Name of Record: Ethelsville Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.4126187     Lon: -88.2147546   [Map]
Elev: 116         Map Name: Ethelsville

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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: 33.4126, Longitude: -88.2148     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ethelsville Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ethelsville 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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