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Johnson Cemetery
(Baldwin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Johnson Cemetery ...

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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 Johnson Cemetery...

The Johnson Cemetery is located in Baldwin County. The county seat for Baldwin County is located in Bay Minette.

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

Lat:   30.7732°   (30° 46' 23")

Lon:   -87.8608°   (-87° 51' 38")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Johnson 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.


 

  Johnson Cemetery  


  Bay Minette Cemetery
  Durant Cemetery
  Cain Cemetery
  Plateau Cemetery
  Stanmyer Cemetery
  Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery
   Location verified
  Douglasville Cemetery
  Silbley Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Church Street Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Spanish Burial Grounds
  Stapleton Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Westview Cemetery
  Mt. Aid Cemetery
  Wilkins Cemetery
  Malbis Cemetery
  Dean Cemetery
  D'Olive Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Greenwood Cemetery
  Blakeley Cemetery
  Christ the King Cemetery
  Saluda Hill Cemetery
  Belforest Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Johnson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Baldwin County.

Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #2421587)

Blakeley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Dean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglasville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Durant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malbis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Aid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Saluda Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Silbley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanmyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stapleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Johnson Cemetery.

Axis   [Map]Daphne   [Map]Robertsdale   [Map]
Barry Village   [Map]Eight Mile   [Map]Saraland   [Map]
Bay Minette   [Map]Fairhope   [Map]Satsuma   [Map]
Bromley   [Map]Loxley   [Map]Silverhill   [Map]
Bucks   [Map]Mobile   [Map]Spanish Fort   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Montrose   [Map]Stapleton   [Map]
Country Club Village   [Map]Park City   [Map]Stockton   [Map]
Creola   [Map]Prichard   [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 Johnson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Baldwin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120935   (Name of Record: Johnson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Baldwin
Lat: 30.7732436     Lon: -87.8599939   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Bay Minette South

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Johnson Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7732, Longitude: -87.8608     [Map].

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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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