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Jones Cemetery
(Greene 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 Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Eutaw.

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

Lat:   33.0146°   (33° 0' 52")

Lon:   -88.1342°   (-88° 8' 3")

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, 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.


 

  Jones Cemetery  


  Fowler Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Gardner Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Horton Cemetery
  McCaa Cemetery
  Horton Cemetery
  Trantham Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Shea Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Shedd Hill Cemetery
  Hutton Cemetery
  Old Bethany Cemetery
  Mobley Cemetery
  William Cemetery
  Jamestown Cemetery
  Eatman Cemetery
  Coleman Cemetery
  Hughes Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Screptah Cemetery
  Craig Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Jones Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brickyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ellis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hargrove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jamestown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCaa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mobley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Screptah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shedd Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trantham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jones Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Jones Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Epes   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Geiger   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Union   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]McMullen   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Emelle   [Map]Memphis   [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 - 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 Jones Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Greene 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    
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    
Sumter 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    
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 Greene County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Greene 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 #120990   (Name of Record: Jones Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 33.0145704     Lon: -88.1341926   [Map]
Elev: 66         Map Name: Aliceville South

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Greene 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: 33.0146, Longitude: -88.1342     [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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting 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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