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Kirklands Cemetery
(Henry County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Kirklands 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 Kirklands Cemetery...

The Kirklands Cemetery is located in Henry County. The county seat for Henry County is located in Abbeville.

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

Lat:   31.4066°   (31° 24' 23")

Lon:   -85.4113°   (-85° 24' 40")

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


 

  Kirklands Cemetery  


  Salem Cemetery
  Christian Hill Cemetery
  Roeville Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  St. Johns Cemetery
  Mt. Enon Cemetery
  Omega Cemetery
  Blackwoods Cemetery
  Echo Cemetery
  Blackwoods Cemetery
  Old Center Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Old Wiggins Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Center Cemetery
  Sylvan Grove Cemetery
  Union Springs Cemetery
   Location verified
  West Side Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  East Side Cemetery
  Tolbert Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Mt. Sinai Cemetery
  Gardens of Memory Cemetery
  Newville Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Kirklands Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christian Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
East Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Echo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gardens of Memory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Houston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Omega Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sylvan Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tolbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Union Springs Cemetery (FAG ID #26836)

West Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kirklands Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Kirklands 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Kirklands Cemetery.

Abbeville   [Map]Grimes   [Map]Oakey Grove   [Map]
Ashford   [Map]Haleburg   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Avon   [Map]Headland   [Map]Parish   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Kinsey   [Map]Parker Village   [Map]
Clopton   [Map]Midland City   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Cowarts   [Map]Napier Field   [Map]Pinckard   [Map]
Dothan   [Map]Newton   [Map]Skipperville   [Map]
Fort Rucker   [Map]Newville   [Map]Taylor   [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 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 Kirklands Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Henry 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    
Coffee 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    
Geneva 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    
Russell 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    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Baker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Miller 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    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #155126   (Name of Record: Kirklands Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Henry
Lat: 31.4065599     Lon: -85.4113239   [Map]
Elev: 114         Map Name: Echo

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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: 31.4066, Longitude: -85.4113     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kirklands Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Kirklands 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 in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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