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Forest Church Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Forest Church 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 Forest Church Cemetery...

The Forest Church 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 Forest Church Cemetery

Lat:   33.1235°   (33° 7' 24")

Lon:   -87.9514°   (-87° 57' 5")

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


 

  Forest Church Cemetery  


  Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Shiloh Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Shedd Hill Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Shea Cemetery
  Hopewell Hill Cemetery
  Sixteenth Section Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Henderson Cemetery
  Unity Cemetery
  Ellis Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Manatua Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Eatman Cemetery
  Zion Hill Cemetery
  Hughes Cemetery
  Bethesda Church Yard Cemetery
  Screptah Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Hebron Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Forest Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethesda Church Yard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ellis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Manatua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Screptah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shedd Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sixteenth Section Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Forest Church Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Forest Church Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Elrod   [Map]Moundville   [Map]
Aliceville   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Union   [Map]
Coker   [Map]McShan   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Memphis   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Forest Church 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:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay 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    
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    
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 Forest Church 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 Forest Church Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135522   (Name of Record: Forest Church Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.1234556     Lon: -87.9514076   [Map]
Elev: 67         Map Name: Mantua

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Pickens County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 33.1235, Longitude: -87.9514     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Forest Church Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Forest Church 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 starting 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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