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Lamar Cemetery
(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Lamar Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lamar 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 Lamar Cemetery...

The Lamar Cemetery is located in Lowndes County. The county seat for Lowndes County is located in Hayneville.

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

Lat:   32.0907°   (32° 5' 26")

Lon:   -86.4839°   (-86° 29' 2")

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


 

  Lamar Cemetery  


  Beulah Cemetery
  Rogers Cemetery
  Gilbert Cemetery
  Letohatchee Cemetery
  Hayneville Cemetery
  New Center Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Rogers Cemetery
  Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery
  Ganey Cemetery
  Relf Cemetery
  Hickory Grove Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Morass Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Turners Cemetery
  Sawyer Cemetery
  Murrell Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  Bullock Hill Cemetery
  Payne Cemetery
  Mosleys Cemetery
  Myrtlewood Cemetery
  Ball Cemetery
  Summer Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lamar Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ball Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bullock Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ganey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hayneville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Letohatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mosleys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Murrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Myrtlewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Relf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sawyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Gate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turners Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lamar Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lamar Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]Grady   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Highland Home   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Honoraville   [Map]Ramer   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Gordonville   [Map]Lapine   [Map]Young Forte Village   [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 first turn to 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 - 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 Lamar Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lowndes County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon 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    
Pike 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 Lowndes County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lowndes 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 Lamar 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 Lamar Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121349   (Name of Record: Lamar Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.0907014     Lon: -86.4838612   [Map]
Elev: 83         Map Name: Sandy Ridge

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lowndes 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: 32.0907, Longitude: -86.4839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lamar Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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