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Jericho Cemetery
(Bullock County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Jericho 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 Jericho Cemetery...

The Jericho Cemetery is located in Bullock County. The county seat for Bullock County is located in Union Springs.

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

Lat:   32.1702°   (32° 10' 12")

Lon:   -85.5736°   (-85° 34' 24")

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


 

  Jericho Cemetery  


  Whitlow Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery
  Perpetual Care Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Mason Cemetery
  Elizabeth Cemetery
  Kendrick Cemetery
  St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Ridgeley Cemetery
  Glenford Cemetery
  Thornton Cemetery
  Shepherd Cemetery
  Peniel Cemetery
  Provo Cemetery
  Three Notch Cemetery
  Moultrie Cemetery
  Johnston Cemetery
  Brown Road Cemetery
  Fellowship Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Mt. Azure Cemetery
   Location verified
  Ridge Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glenford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kendrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moultrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Azure Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Azure Cemetery (FAG ID #24587)

Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perpetual Care Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Provo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ridgeley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location has been verified
Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Three Notch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Jericho Cemetery
 - 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 Jericho Cemetery.

Armstrong   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Smuteye   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Spring Hill   [Map]
Comer   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Three Notch   [Map]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
Fort Davis   [Map]Midway   [Map]Union Springs   [Map]
Hardaway   [Map]Perote   [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 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 - 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 Jericho Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bullock County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour 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    
Macon 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    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       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    
Randolph 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 Bullock County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Bullock 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 Jericho 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 Jericho Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120858   (Name of Record: Jericho Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bullock
Lat: 32.1701495     Lon: -85.5735579   [Map]
Elev: 177         Map Name: Roba

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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: 32.1702, Longitude: -85.5736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jericho Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Jericho 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 beginning in . 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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