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Eureka Cemetery
(Choctaw County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Eureka 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 Eureka Cemetery...

The Eureka Cemetery is located in Choctaw County. The county seat for Choctaw County is located in Butler.

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

Lat:   32.2388°   (32° 14' 19")

Lon:   -88.2825°   (-88° 16' 56")

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


 

  Eureka Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Christopher Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Cokes Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)
  Campbell Cemetery (AL)
  Tims Cemetery (AL)
  Dulls Cemetery (AL)
  Episcopal Cemetery (AL)
  Shamburger Cemetery (AL)
  Sardis Cemetery (AL)
  Beulah Cemetery (AL)
  Morning Star Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)
  McLendon Cemetery (AL)
  Shearon Cemetery (AL)
  Resthaven Memorial Gardens (AL)
  Ward Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)
  Fairfield Cemetery (AL)
  Scott Cemetery (AL)
  Antioch Cemetery (MS)
  Ebenezer Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Concord Cemetery (AL)
  Butler City Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Eureka Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christopher Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cokes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dulls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McLendon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Resthaven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shamburger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shearon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ward Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Eureka Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Eureka Cemetery.

Arrington   [Map]Cuba   [Map]Needham   [Map]
Barrons   [Map]Griffins   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Pennington   [Map]
Bellamy   [Map]Intercourse   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Butler   [Map]Jachin   [Map]Vimville (MS)   [Map]
Cedahoma   [Map]Lisman   [Map]Ward   [Map]
Choctaw City   [Map]Myrtlewood   [Map]Whynot (MS)   [Map]
Cromwell   [Map]Nanafalia   [Map]York   [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 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 Eureka Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Choctaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

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    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox 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    
Jones 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    
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    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805466   (Name of Record: Eureka Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Choctaw
Lat: 32.2387535     Lon: -88.2825267   [Map]
Elev: 60         Map Name: Lisman

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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: 32.2388, Longitude: -88.2825     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Eureka Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Eureka 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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