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Letohatchee Cemetery
(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Letohatchee 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 Letohatchee Cemetery...

The Letohatchee 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 Letohatchee Cemetery

Lat:   32.1390°   (32° 8' 20")

Lon:   -86.4805°   (-86° 28' 49")

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


 

  Letohatchee Cemetery  


  Davis Cemetery
  Turners Cemetery
  New Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Murrell Cemetery
  McQueen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bullock Hill Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Mosleys Cemetery
  Gilbert Cemetery
  Ball Cemetery
  Hayneville Cemetery
  New Center Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Ganey Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Lamar Cemetery
  Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery
  Hickory Grove Cemetery
  Shackelford Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Relf Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  Sawyer Cemetery
  Morass Cemetery
  Payne Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Letohatchee Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ball Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bullock Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ganey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hayneville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McQueen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McQueen Cemetery (FAG ID #2434568)

Mosleys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Murrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Relf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sawyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Letohatchee Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Letohatchee Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Highland Home   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Ramer   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]Lapine   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
Gibbs Village   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Young Forte Village   [Map]
Gordonville   [Map]Lowndesboro   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 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 Letohatchee 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    
Tallapoosa 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 Letohatchee 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 Letohatchee Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163493   (Name of Record: Letohatchee Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.1390332     Lon: -86.480528   [Map]
Elev: 85         Map Name: Letohatchee

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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: 32.1390, Longitude: -86.4805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Letohatchee Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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