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Ivory Cemetery
(Macon County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Ivory Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Ivory 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 Ivory Cemetery...

The Ivory 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 Ivory Cemetery

Lat:   32.2438°   (32° 14' 37")

Lon:   -85.7263°   (-85° 43' 34")

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


 

  Ivory Cemetery  


  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  St. Mark Cemetery
  Mt. Andrews Cemetery
  Elizabeth Cemetery
  Cloud Cemetery
  St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Penile Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Shepherd Cemetery
  Ligon Cemetery
  Moultrie Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Hardaway Cemetery
  Ridge Cemetery
  Fort Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  Whitlow Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Perpetual Care Cemetery
  Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery
  Mason Cemetery
  Grimm Cemetery
  Paulk Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Ivory Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cloud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grimm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardaway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moultrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paulk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perpetual Care Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ivory Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Ivory Cemetery.

Armstrong   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Smuteye   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Three Notch   [Map]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]Midway   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
Fort Davis   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]Union Springs   [Map]
Franklin   [Map]Perote   [Map]Waugh   [Map]
Hardaway   [Map]Shorter   [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 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 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 Ivory 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:

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    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry 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    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris 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    

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 Ivory 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 Ivory Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163789   (Name of Record: Ivory Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Macon
Lat: 32.2437568     Lon: -85.7263401   [Map]
Elev: 91         Map Name: Union Springs

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 32.2438, Longitude: -85.7263     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ivory Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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