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James Cemetery
(Bibb County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the James 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 James Cemetery...

The James Cemetery is located in Bibb County. The county seat for Bibb County is located in Centreville.

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

Lat:   32.9285°   (32° 55' 42")

Lon:   -87.2028°   (-87° 12' 10")

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


 

  James Cemetery  


  Moffat Cemetery
  Centreville Memorial Cemetery
  Friday Cemetery
  Pineland Memorial Park
  Scottsville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Sandy Chapel Cemetery
  Scottsville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Elam Cemetery
  Haysop Cemetery
  Sandy Cemetery
  Little Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pondville Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Mathis Cemetery
  Enon Cemetery
  Duff Cemetery
  Crockett McKinney Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Avery Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Perkins Cemetery
  Weldon Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Brent Cemetery
  Wooley Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Avery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Centreville Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crockett McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haysop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pineland Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pondville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandy Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the James Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scottsville Cemetery (FAG ID #26121)

Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the James Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the James Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 James Cemetery.

Blocton   [Map]Corinne   [Map]Nash Town   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Duncanville   [Map]North Bibb   [Map]
Brierfield   [Map]East Town   [Map]Pratt Ferry   [Map]
Bucktown   [Map]Eddings   [Map]Randolph   [Map]
Burmah   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Cane Creek   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]Vance   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Italian Town   [Map]West Blocton   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Lawley   [Map]Woodstock   [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 either 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 James Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bibb County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga 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    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette 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    
Jefferson 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    
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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #162942   (Name of Record: James Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bibb
Lat: 32.9284576     Lon: -87.202775   [Map]
Elev: 111         Map Name: Centreville West

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Bibb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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: 32.9285, Longitude: -87.2028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the James Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for James 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' distance starting in . 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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