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Flowers Cemetery
(Pike County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Flowers 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 Flowers Cemetery...

The Flowers Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.6696°   (31° 40' 10")

Lon:   -85.7888°   (-85° 47' 19")

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


 

  Flowers Cemetery  


  Sardis Cemetery
  Adam Cemetery
  Lakeview Cemetery
  Dansby Cemetery
  Driggers Cemetery
  Carr Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Danner Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery
  Richland Cemetery
  St. John Cemetery
  Brundidge City Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Fleming Cemetery
  Sammon Cemetery
  Carroll Cemetery
  Strickland Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Selgar Family Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Roeton Cemetery
  Pea River Cemetery
  Universalist Cemetery
  Sutton Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Flowers Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brundidge City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dansby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Driggers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pea River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sammon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Selgar Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Universalist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Flowers Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Flowers 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 Flowers Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Clopton   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Goshen   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Jack   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Louisville   [Map]Perote   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Clio   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]Skipperville   [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 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 Flowers Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston 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    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163523   (Name of Record: Flowers Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.6696075     Lon: -85.7888327   [Map]
Elev: 128         Map Name: Brundidge

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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: 31.6696, Longitude: -85.7888     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Flowers Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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