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Guthrie Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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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 Guthrie Cemetery...

The Guthrie Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   32.6641°   (32° 39' 50")

Lon:   -85.8698°   (-85° 52' 11")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Guthrie Cemetery.

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

The locations for the following markers came from a variety of sources and we have varying levels of confidence in those locations. For each marker, we show either our confidence or the information source for the marker.


 

  Guthrie Cemetery  


  Spain Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Thrash Cemetery
   Location verified
  Red Ridge Cemetery
   Location verified
  Cotton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Benson Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Watson Chapel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Lockhart Cemetery
   Location verified
  Harper Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Prospect Cemetery
   Location verified
  Antioch Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  County Line Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pentecost Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Harmony Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Benson - Bethel Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Lovejoy Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Hornsby Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Union Cemetery
   Location verified
  Reeltown Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Sardis Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Shiloh Cemetery
   Location verified
  Salem Macon Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  John Johnston Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Rosehill Cemetery
   Location from GNIS

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Guthrie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Benson - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
Harper Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pentecost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Prospect Cemetery (FAG ID #25666)

Red Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Reeltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Spain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Watson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Guthrie Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Guthrie Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Eclectic   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Equality   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Erie   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Kent   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Waverly   [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 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 Guthrie Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137438   (Name of Record: Guthrie Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.6637424     Lon: -85.8702372   [Map]
Elev: 164         Map Name: Ponders

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Guthrie Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6641, Longitude: -85.8698     [Map].

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