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Jamestown Cemetery
(Sumter County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Jamestown Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Jamestown 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 Jamestown Cemetery...

The Jamestown Cemetery is located in Sumter County. The county seat for Sumter County is located in Livingston.

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

Lat:   32.9401°   (32° 56' 24")

Lon:   -88.2100°   (-88° 12' 35")

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


 

  Jamestown Cemetery  


  William Cemetery
  Coleman Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Watts Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Dancy Cemetery
  Craig Cemetery
  Adams Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Spencer Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Demount Cemetery
  Hargrove Cemetery
  Morgan Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Mobley Cemetery
  Collins Cemetery
  Hutton Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Souls Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Jamestown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cluster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooksville Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dancy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Demount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gotes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hargrove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mobley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Light Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Odd Fellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Souls Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trantham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Jamestown Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Jamestown Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Emelle   [Map]Memphis   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Epes   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Scooba (MS)   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Geiger   [Map]Shuqualak (MS)   [Map]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Union   [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 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 Jamestown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Sumter County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw 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    
Lamar 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120815   (Name of Record: Jamestown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sumter
Lat: 32.9401282     Lon: -88.2100289   [Map]
Elev: 37         Map Name: Warsaw

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sumter County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.9401, Longitude: -88.2100     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jamestown Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

- Return to Citation

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

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