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Kinston Cemetery
(Coffee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Kinston 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 Kinston Cemetery...

The Kinston Cemetery is located in Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.2196°   (31° 13' 10")

Lon:   -86.1688°   (-86° 10' 7")

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


 

  Kinston Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Weeks Cemetery
  Brooklyn Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Mt. Gilled Cemetery
  Haney Cemetery
  Alberton Cemetery
  Harrison Cemetery
  Ino Cemetery
  Adams Cemetery
  Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Rhoades Cemetery
  Crews Cemetery
  New Chapel Cemetery
  Travelers Rest Cemetery
  Old Town Cemetery
  Flat Creek Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Oak Ridge Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Hall & Rivers Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Old Sardis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Kinston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Alberton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooklyn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flat Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ino Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhoades Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Travelers Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kinston Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weeks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Kinston 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 Kinston Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Kinston   [Map]
Babbie   [Map]County Line   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]Elba   [Map]Lockhart   [Map]
Beulah   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Florala   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Geneva   [Map]Opp   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Heath   [Map]Paxton (FL)   [Map]
Coffee Springs   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]Samson   [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 either 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 Kinston Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137073   (Name of Record: Kinston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.2196155     Lon: -86.1688357   [Map]
Elev: 80         Map Name: Kinston

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Coffee 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: 31.2196, Longitude: -86.1688     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kinston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Kinston 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 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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