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Jordan Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Jordan 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 Jordan Cemetery...

The Jordan Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.2096°   (33° 12' 34")

Lon:   -87.8433°   (-87° 50' 35")

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


 

  Jordan Cemetery  


  Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery
  Cornelius Chapel #1 Cemetery
  Wilburn Cemetery
  Cornelius Chapel #2 Cemetery
  Elmore Cemetery
  Parker Cemetery
  Springer Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Center Springs Cemetery
  Pate Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery
  Caledonia Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Union Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Romulus Cemetery
  Old Trinity Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Flatwood Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Backbone Cemetery
  Zion Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Jordan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Backbone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caledonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cornelius Chapel #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cornelius Chapel #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dennis Springer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dodd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flatwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forest Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Geer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gordo City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linebarge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Romulus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jordan 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 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Jordan Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Moundville   [Map]
Aliceville   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Holt   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Echola   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]McShan   [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 first turn to 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 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 Jordan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pickens 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    
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    
Jefferson 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby 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    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135551   (Name of Record: Jordan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.209564     Lon: -87.8433489   [Map]
Elev: 96         Map Name: Romulus

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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: 33.2096, Longitude: -87.8433     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jordan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Jordan 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' distance that stretches 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.

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