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Gentry Cemetery
(Baldwin County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Gentry 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 Gentry Cemetery...

The Gentry 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 Gentry Cemetery

Lat:   31.0477°   (31° 2' 51")

Lon:   -87.7236°   (-87° 43' 24")

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


 

  Gentry Cemetery  


  Tate Cemetery
  Richerson Cemetery
  Steadham Cemetery
  Richerson Cemetery
  Tensaw Memorial Cemetery
  Nokomis Church Cemetery
  Lindsey Cemetery
  Dean Cemetery
  Booneville Church Cemetery
  Perdido Cemetery
  Steadham Cemetery
  Sullivan Cemetery
  Dixie Church Cemetery
  Stockton Memorial Cemetery
  Millers Cemetery
  Perdido Cemetery
  Judson Cemetery
  Halls Fork Cemetery
   Location verified
  Freemanville Church Cemetery
  Dutch Cemetery
  Lancaster Cemetery
  Bay Minette Cemetery
  Bryars McGill Cemetery
  Cain Cemetery
  McGill Cemetery
  Stanmyer Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Gentry Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bay Minette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryars McGill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dixie Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dutch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Halls Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Halls Fork Cemetery (FAG ID #2440629)

Judson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lancaster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nokomis Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perdido Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perdido Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Steadham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stockton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tensaw Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gentry Cemetery
 - 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 Gentry Cemetery.

Atmore   [Map]Creola   [Map]Perdido   [Map]
Axis   [Map]Fairford   [Map]Satsuma   [Map]
Barry Village   [Map]Huxford   [Map]Stapleton   [Map]
Bay Minette   [Map]Little River   [Map]Stockton   [Map]
Bromley   [Map]Malcolm   [Map]Tensaw   [Map]
Bucks   [Map]McIntosh   [Map]Uriah   [Map]
Calvert   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]Walnut Hill (FL)   [Map]
Carlton   [Map]Movico   [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 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 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 Gentry 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:

Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       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 Gentry 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 Gentry Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #134581   (Name of Record: Gentry Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Baldwin
Lat: 31.0476798     Lon: -87.723602   [Map]
Elev: 71         Map Name: Perdido

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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: 31.0477, Longitude: -87.7236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gentry Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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