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Fort Dale Cemetery
(Butler County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Ft. Dale Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Fort Dale Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, 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 Ft. Dale Cemetery...

The Ft. Dale Cemetery is located in Butler County. The county seat for Butler County is located in Greenville.

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

Lat:   31.8954°   (31° 53' 43")

Lon:   -86.6550°   (-86° 39' 18")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Ft. Dale 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 Ft. Dale Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Ft. Dale Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Ft. Dale Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Bragg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Crenshaw Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Crenshaws Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Giddens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Hartley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Manningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Myrtlewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Pine Top Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Pleasant Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Reddoch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Sunrise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 
Temple Gate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
William Seale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ft. Dale Cemetery

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 Ft. Dale Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]Furman   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]
Bolling   [Map]Georgiana   [Map]Minter   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Chapman   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Highland Home   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Forest Home   [Map]Honoraville   [Map]Snow Hill   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]Lapine   [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 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 Ft. Dale Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Butler County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135010   (Name of Record: Fort Dale Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Butler
Lat: 31.8954286     Lon: -86.6549756   [Map]
Elev: 151         Map Name: Fort Dale

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Butler 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: 31.8954, Longitude: -86.6550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ft. Dale Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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