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(Perry County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Legal 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 Legal Cemetery...

The Legal Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   32.7785°   (32° 46' 42")

Lon:   -87.1167°   (-87° 7' 0")

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


 

  Legal Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Hepzibah Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Dobyne - Haggard Cemetery
  Bethlehem #1 Cemetery
  Medline Cemetery
  Bethlehem #2 Cemetery
  Daniel Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Ivey Cemetery
  Griffin Cemetery
  Iveys Chapel Cemetery
  Conwill Cemetery
  Swann Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Osburn Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Farrer Cemetery
  Paynes Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Legal Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethlehem #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Conwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobyne - Haggard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Iveys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Medline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Osburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paynes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Legal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Legal Cemetery.

Blocton   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Nash Town   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]
Brierfield   [Map]Italian Town   [Map]Pratt Ferry   [Map]
Bucktown   [Map]Jones   [Map]Randolph   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Lawley   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Corinne   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
East Town   [Map]Marion   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Legal Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Perry 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    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa 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    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa 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 Perry County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Perry 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 Legal 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 Legal Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #159923   (Name of Record: Legal Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 32.7784613     Lon: -87.1166615   [Map]
Elev: 108         Map Name: Oakmulgee

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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: 32.7785, Longitude: -87.1167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Legal Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Legal 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 that begins 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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