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Holt Cemetery
(Macon County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Holt 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 Holt Cemetery...

The Holt Cemetery is located in Macon County. The county seat for Macon County is located in Tuskegee.

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

Lat:   32.4637°   (32° 27' 49")

Lon:   -85.4494°   (-85° 26' 57")

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


 

  Holt Cemetery  


  Hill Cemetery
  Dupree Cemetery
  Memorial Park
  Jenkins Cemetery
  Green Chapel Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Chamlee Cemetery
  Watoola Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Wright Cemetery
  Pine Knot Cemetery
  Little Texas Cemetery
  Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  Rising Star Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pierce Chapel Cemetery
  Darlington Cemetery
   Location verified
  Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Society Hill Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Whatley Cemetery
  Joshua Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Chamlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Darlington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Green Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Texas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pierce Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Knot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location has been verified
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Society Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watoola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whatley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Holt Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Holt Cemetery.

Armstrong   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Seale   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
Franklin   [Map]Opelika   [Map]Waverly   [Map]
Hatchechubbee   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [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 Holt Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Macon County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

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    
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    
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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       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    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot 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 Macon County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Macon 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 Holt 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 Holt Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120298   (Name of Record: Holt Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Macon
Lat: 32.4637504     Lon: -85.4493917   [Map]
Elev: 163         Map Name: Society Hill

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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: 32.4637, Longitude: -85.4494     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Holt Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Holt 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 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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