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Lincoln Cemetery
(Jefferson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Lincoln 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 Lincoln Cemetery...

The Lincoln Cemetery is located in Jefferson County. The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Birmingham.

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

Lat:   33.3498°   (33° 20' 59")

Lon:   -87.0222°   (-87° 1' 19")

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


 

  Lincoln Cemetery  


  Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Cemetery
  Sadlers Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Joley Cemetery
  Fairington Cemetery
  Valhalla Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Oakdale Cemetery
  George Cemetery
  Virginia Mines Cemetery
  Smithson Cemetery
  Highland Memorial Gardens
  Massey Cemetery
  Brighton Memorial Gardens
   Location verified
  Bucksville Cemetery
  Valley Creek Cemetery
  Ray Cemetery
  Beth-El Cemetery
  Hephzibah Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Marvin Chapel Cemetery
  Cedar Hill Cemetery
  Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Adger Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lincoln Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beth-El Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brighton Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bucksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickman Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higganbotham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Highland Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Joley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sadlers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #26231)

Smithson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valhalla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Virginia Mines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lincoln Cemetery.

Abernant   [Map]Green Pond   [Map]Midfield   [Map]
Adger   [Map]Greenwood   [Map]New Village   [Map]
Bessemer   [Map]Helena   [Map]North Johns   [Map]
Brighton   [Map]Hueytown   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Bullard Shoals   [Map]Industrial City   [Map]Pleasant Grove   [Map]
Concord   [Map]Kimbrell   [Map]Rock Creek   [Map]
Dolomite   [Map]Lake View   [Map]Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]
Fairfield Village   [Map]Lipscomb   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Fairfield   [Map]McCalla   [Map]Tannehill   [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 visit 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 Lincoln Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jefferson 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    
Blount 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jefferson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jefferson 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121653   (Name of Record: Lincoln Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 33.3498342     Lon: -87.0222159   [Map]
Elev: 152         Map Name: McCalla

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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: 33.3498, Longitude: -87.0222     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lincoln Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lincoln 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 begins in . 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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