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Gotes Cemetery
(Greene County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Gotes 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 Gotes Cemetery...

The Gotes Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Eutaw.

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

Lat:   32.8407°   (32° 50' 26")

Lon:   -88.1081°   (-88° 6' 29")

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


 

  Gotes Cemetery  


  Coleman Cemetery
  Speed Quarters Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Pippen Lawn Cemetery
  Craig Cemetery
  Crawford Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  New Light Cemetery
  Cooks Cemetery
  Spencer Cemetery
  Odd Fellows Cemetery
  Demount Cemetery
  Old Cemetery
  St. Johns Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Boatright Cemetery
  Morgan Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Collins Cemetery
  Cook Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Kirksey Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Boatright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boligee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Demount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirksey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Light Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Odd Fellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Speed Quarters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gotes Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Gotes Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Epes   [Map]McMullen   [Map]
Aliceville   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Moore Town   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Geiger   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Scooba (MS)   [Map]
Emelle   [Map]Livingston   [Map]Union   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Gotes Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Greene 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    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Pickens 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    
Clarke 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    
Neshoba 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 Greene County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Greene 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 Gotes 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 Gotes Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158404   (Name of Record: Gotes Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 32.8406857     Lon: -88.1080784   [Map]
Elev: 37         Map Name: Boligee

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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: 32.8407, Longitude: -88.1081     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gotes Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gotes 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' (or point-to-point) distance 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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