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Independence Cemetery
(Wilcox County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Independence 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 Independence Cemetery...

The Independence Cemetery is located in Wilcox County. The county seat for Wilcox County is located in Camden.

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

Lat:   31.9415°   (31° 56' 29")

Lon:   -87.6169°   (-87° 37' 0")

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


 

  Independence Cemetery  


  Union Cemetery
  Shields Cemetery
  Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
  Finley Crossing Cemetery
  DeVan Cemetery
  Kelly Cemetery
  Arbor Cemetery
  Shamburger Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Mt. Andrew Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Danzy Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Lane Cemetery
  Tutt Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Enon Cemetery
  St. Johns Cemetery
  Enon Cemetery
  Tait Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Tate Cemetery
  Airmount Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Lower Peach Tree Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Airmount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arbor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Choctaw Corner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danzy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeVan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finley Crossing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lower Peach Tree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McFadden Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Andrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shamburger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tait Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tutt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Independence Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Independence Cemetery.

Anne Manie   [Map]Ellison   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Fulton   [Map]Pine Hill   [Map]
Coy   [Map]Kimbrough   [Map]Thomasville   [Map]
Dickinson   [Map]Lower Peach Tree   [Map]Vineland   [Map]
Dixon's Mills   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]Yellow Bluff   [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 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 Independence Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wilcox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120624   (Name of Record: Independence Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wilcox
Lat: 31.9415398     Lon: -87.6169449   [Map]
Elev: 67         Map Name: Pine 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: 31.9415, Longitude: -87.6169     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Independence Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Independence 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 starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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