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Kiels Cemetery
(Clarke County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Kiels 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 Kiels Cemetery...

The Kiels Cemetery is located in Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Grove Hill.

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

Lat:   31.7593°   (31° 45' 33")

Lon:   -88.0450°   (-88° 2' 42")

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


 

  Kiels Cemetery  


  Trotter Cemetery
  McDowell Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
  Anderson Cemetery
  Clarkville Cemetery
  West Bend Cemetery
  Griffin Chapel Cemetery
  Webb Cemetery
  Austin Cemetery
  Huggins Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Ulcanush Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Bell Brewer Cemetery
  Overstreet Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  Frankville Cemetery
  Coffeeville Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Thornton Cemetery
  Blount Cemetery
  Bladon Springs Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Kiels Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bladon Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clarkville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffeeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frankville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overstreet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trotter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ulcanush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kiels Cemetery
 - 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 Kiels Cemetery.

Bassetts Creek   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Millry   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Morvin   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Fulton   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]
Campbell   [Map]Grove Hill   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Hobson   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Cullomburg   [Map]Jackson   [Map]Stave Creek   [Map]
Dickinson   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Thomasville   [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 - 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 Kiels Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clarke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo 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    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #133659   (Name of Record: Kiels Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.7593243     Lon: -88.0450075   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Coffeeville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: 31.7593, Longitude: -88.0450     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kiels Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Kiels 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 that begins in . 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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