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Key Cemetery
(Russell County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Key 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 Key Cemetery...

The Key Cemetery is located in Russell County. The county seat for Russell County is located in Phenix City.

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

Lat:   32.3710°   (32° 22' 15")

Lon:   -85.1944°   (-85° 11' 39")

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


 

  Key Cemetery  


  Macedonia Cemetery
  Sunset Memorial Gardens
  Meadows Cemetery
  Bush Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Boykin Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery
   Location verified
  Walker Williamson Cemetery
  Evans Cemetery
  Uchee Cemetery
  Crawford Cemetery
  St. Peters Cemetery
  Dudleyville Cemetery
  Porter Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Bass Cemetery
  Phillips - Barnett Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Canaan Cemetery
  Williams Dudley Cemetery
  Bennett Cemetery
  Seale United Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Jowers Cemetery
  Carden Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Key Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Russell County.

Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boykin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips - Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seale United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sunset Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Uchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Key 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 Key Cemetery.

Baker Village (GA)   [Map]Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]Phenix City   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Fort Mitchell   [Map]Pittsview   [Map]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
City Village (GA)   [Map]Holy Trinity   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Cottonton   [Map]Ladonia   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Smiths   [Map]
Fontaine Village   [Map]Omaha (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 begin 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 Key Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Russell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers 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    
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    
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    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether 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    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup 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 Russell County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Russell 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 Key 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 Key Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138717   (Name of Record: Key Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Russell
Lat: 32.3709779     Lon: -85.1943826   [Map]
Elev: 130         Map Name: Seale

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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: 32.3710, Longitude: -85.1944     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Key Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Key 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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