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Liberty Cemetery
(Macon 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 Macon County. The county seat for Macon County is located in Tuskegee.

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

Lat:   32.5793°   (32° 34' 45")

Lon:   -85.7561°   (-85° 45' 21")

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  


  Union Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
   Location verified
  Notasulga City Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
   Location verified
  Rosehill Cemetery
  John Johnston Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Harper Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Woodland Cemetery
   Location verified
  Antioch Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Guthrie Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
   Location verified
  McCrary Cemetery
  Pentecost Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Hornsby Cemetery
  St. John Cemetery
  Frank McGuire Memorial Cemetery
  Ramsey Cemetery
  Reeltown Cemetery
  New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frank McGuire Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Harper Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
McCrary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Notasulga City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pentecost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Woodland Cemetery (FAG ID #27194)

Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) 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 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Liberty Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]East Tallassee   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Eclectic   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Erie   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Kent   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Tuskegee   [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 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 Liberty Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Macon County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock 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    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Macon County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Macon 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 #137118   (Name of Record: Liberty Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Macon
Lat: 32.5793011     Lon: -85.756067   [Map]
Elev: 173         Map Name: Carrville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Macon 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: 32.5793, Longitude: -85.7561     [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 that stretches 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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