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Liberty Cemetery
(Butler County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Liberty 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 Liberty Cemetery...

The Liberty Cemetery is located in Butler County. The county seat for Butler County is located in Greenville.

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

Lat:   31.8163°   (31° 48' 58")

Lon:   -86.6797°   (-86° 40' 46")

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


 

  Liberty Cemetery  


  Crenshaws Cemetery
  Pleasant Home Cemetery
  Crenshaw Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Bragg Cemetery
  Pioneer Cemetery
  Ft. Dale Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Manningham Cemetery
  Hickory Grove Cemetery
  Pine Top Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Sunrise Cemetery
  Old Shiloh Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Antioch East Cemetery
  Rhodes Cemetery
  Hartley Cemetery
  Shacklesville Cemetery
  Forest Home Cemetery
  Gravel Hill Cemetery
  William Seale Cemetery
  Antioch West Cemetery
  Giddens Chapel Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Liberty Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Butler County.

Antioch East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ft. Dale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Giddens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hartley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Manningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Top Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunrise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
William Seale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Liberty Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]Furman   [Map]McWilliams   [Map]
Bolling   [Map]Georgiana   [Map]Merrill Mill   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Chapman   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Highland Home   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Honoraville   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Forest Home   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]McKenzie   [Map]Snow Hill   [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 either 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 Liberty Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Butler 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    
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    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes 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    
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 Butler County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Butler 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 Liberty 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 Liberty Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135769   (Name of Record: Liberty Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Butler
Lat: 31.816264     Lon: -86.6796975   [Map]
Elev: 125         Map Name: Greenville West

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Butler 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: 31.8163, Longitude: -86.6797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Liberty Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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