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Kingston Cemetery
(Talladega County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Kingston 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 Kingston Cemetery...

The Kingston Cemetery is located in Talladega County. The county seat for Talladega County is located in Talladega.

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

Lat:   33.3654°   (33° 21' 55")

Lon:   -86.2316°   (-86° 13' 53")

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


 

  Kingston Cemetery  


  Hubbard Cemetery
  Arkwright Cemetery
  Hepzibah Cemetery
  Baker Grove Cemetery
  Freeze Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Allen - Sims Cemetery
  Old Reynolds Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nicholls Cemetery
  Thornhill Cemetery
  Winterboro Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Glover Cemetery
  Germany Cemetery
   Location verified
  Armbrester Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Midway Memorial Gardens
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Mardisville Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Moberley Cemetery
  Smelley Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Bailey Cemetery
  Rhoden Cemetery
  Masters Cemetery
  Childersburg City Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Kingston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allen - Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arkwright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armbrester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childersburg City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeze Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Germany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Germany Cemetery (FAG ID #22989)

Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mardisville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Masters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moberley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Needmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nicholls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery (FAG ID #25398)

Rhoden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Smelley Cemetery (FAG ID #2495949)

Thornhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winterboro Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kingston Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Kingston Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Gantts Quarry   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Alpine   [Map]Glen City   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Avondale Village   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Talladega   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Logan Martin Dam   [Map]Waldo   [Map]
Colony   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Westover   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Windsong Island   [Map]
Cropwell   [Map]Pell City   [Map]Winterboro   [Map]
Fountainrun   [Map]Sterrett   [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 - 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 Kingston Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Talladega County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805531   (Name of Record: Kingston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Talladega
Lat: 33.3653881     Lon: -86.2316414   [Map]
Elev: 142         Map Name: Winterboro

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Talladega 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: 33.3654, Longitude: -86.2316     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kingston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Kingston 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting 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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