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Lake Cemetery
(Dallas County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Lk. Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lake 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 Lk. Cemetery...

The Lk. Cemetery is located in Dallas County. The county seat for Dallas County is located in Selma.

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

Lat:   32.2963°   (32° 17' 46")

Lon:   -87.1608°   (-87° 9' 38")

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


 

  Lk. Cemetery  


  Prosperity Cemetery
  New Cahaba Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Orrville Cemetery
  Barnes Cemetery
  Matthew Cemetery
  Rosehill Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Parnell Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Sugar Bottom Cemetery
  Adams Grove Cemetery
  Henry Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Mt. Leveton Cemetery
  Barnes Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Seale Cemetery
  Martins Station Cemetery
  McMillan Cemetery
  Fulton Cemetery
  Turner Field Cemetery
  Cahaba Cemetery
  Molette Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lk. Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Dallas County.

Adams Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cahaba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martins Station Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McMillan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Molette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Leveton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Cahaba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orrville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prosperity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sugar Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lk. Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Lk. Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Catherine   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Boykin   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]Selma   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Minter   [Map]Sunset Mill Village   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]Old Town   [Map]Tyler   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Orrville   [Map]Valley Grande   [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 helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Lk. Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dallas 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    
Butler 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    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121314   (Name of Record: Lake Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dallas
Lat: 32.2962506     Lon: -87.1608248   [Map]
Elev: 61         Map Name: Orrville

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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: 32.2963, Longitude: -87.1608     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lk. Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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