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Jones Cemetery
(Barbour County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Jones 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 Jones Cemetery...

The Jones Cemetery is located in Barbour County. The county seat for Barbour County is located in Clayton.

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

Lat:   32.0315°   (32° 1' 53")

Lon:   -85.2260°   (-85° 13' 33")

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


 

  Jones Cemetery  


  Wesley Chapel Cemetery
  Tennille Chapel AME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Browder Cemetery
  Academy Cemetery
  Glennville Cemetery
  Haven of Rest Cemetery
  Ramah Cemetery
  McGee Cemetery
  Glenville Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Memory Garden Cemetery
  McClendon Cemetery
  Blair Cemetery
  Ivey Cemetery
  Beauchamp Family Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Perkins - Evans Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Cunningham Cemetery
  Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Fairview Cemetery
  Old Zion Hill Cemetery
  Bascom Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Jones Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Academy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bascom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beauchamp Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Browder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glennville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glenville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haven of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McClendon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins - Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tennille Chapel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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 Jones Cemetery.

Baker Hill   [Map]Georgetown (GA)   [Map]Omaha (GA)   [Map]
Big Eddy   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Pittsview   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Holy Trinity   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Comer   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Spring Hill   [Map]
Cottonton   [Map]Midway   [Map]Three Notch   [Map]
Eufaula   [Map]Morris (GA)   [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 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 Jones Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Barbour County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bullock 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    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Calhoun County (GA):       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    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
Schley County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120985   (Name of Record: Jones Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 32.0315459     Lon: -85.2260463   [Map]
Elev: 94         Map Name: Howe

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Barbour 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: 32.0315, Longitude: -85.2260     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jones Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Jones 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 '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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