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Foley Cemetery
(Baldwin County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Foley 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 Foley Cemetery...

The Foley Cemetery is located in Baldwin County. The county seat for Baldwin County is located in Bay Minette.

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

Lat:   30.5935°   (30° 35' 36")

Lon:   -87.5655°   (-87° 33' 55")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Foley 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 Foley 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Foley Cemetery  


  Holly Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Mission Cemetery (FL)
  Barrineau Cemetery (FL)
  Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
  Hinote Cemetery (AL)
  Silverhill Cemetery (AL)
  Pittman Cemetery (AL)
  Hall Memorial Cemetery (AL)
  Greenwood Cemetery (AL)
  Baldwin Memorial Cemetery (AL)
  Dyes Cemetery (AL)
  Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens (FL)
   Location verified
  Allen Cemetery (AL)
  Creek Cemetery (AL)
  Santa Marie Cemetery (FL)
  Mitchell Cemetery (AL)
  Old Muscogee Cemetery (FL)
  Summerdale Cemetery (AL)
  Spreull Cemetery (FL)
  Gilley Memorial Cemetery (AL)
  Oak Grove Cemetery (AL)
  St. Marks Cemetery (AL)
  Belforest Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Prince of Peace Cemetery (AL)
  Coopers Cemetery (AL)
  Fell Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Foley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baldwin Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coopers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dyes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hinote Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Muscogee Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pittman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summerdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Foley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Foley Cemetery.

Barrineau Park (FL)   [Map]Gonzalez (FL)   [Map]Perdido Beach   [Map]
Bellview (FL)   [Map]Gulf Beach Heights (FL)   [Map]Robertsdale   [Map]
Bromley   [Map]Lillian   [Map]Seminole   [Map]
Cantonment (FL)   [Map]Loxley   [Map]Silverhill   [Map]
Clay City   [Map]Magnolia Springs   [Map]Stapleton   [Map]
Daphne   [Map]Molino (FL)   [Map]Summerdale   [Map]
Elberta   [Map]Montrose   [Map]Tristan Village (FL)   [Map]
Ensley (FL)   [Map]Myrtle Grove (FL)   [Map]Walnut Hill (FL)   [Map]
Fairhope   [Map]Orange Beach   [Map]West Pensacola (FL)   [Map]
Foley   [Map]Park City   [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 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 Foley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Baldwin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       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 Baldwin County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Baldwin 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 Foley 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 Foley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #134576   (Name of Record: Foley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Baldwin
Lat: 30.5935264     Lon: -87.5655395   [Map]
Elev: 41         Map Name: Elsanor

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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: 30.5935, Longitude: -87.5655     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Foley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Foley 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 starting in . 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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