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Little Flanders Field Cemetery
(Marengo County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Little Flanders Field 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 Little Flanders Field Cemetery...

The Little Flanders Field Cemetery is located in Marengo County. The county seat for Marengo County is located in Linden.

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

Lat:   32.3438°   (32° 20' 37")

Lon:   -87.6375°   (-87° 38' 15")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Little Flanders Field 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 Little Flanders Field 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.


 

  Little Flanders Field Cemetery  


  Allenville Cemetery
  Black Cemetery
  Old Spring Hill Methodist Cemetery
  St. Mathews Cemetery
  Gilfield Cemetery
  Zion Campground Cemetery
  St. Michaels Cemetery
  St. Peter Cemetery
  Winfield Cemetery
  Rivers Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Jericho Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Bethel Hill Cemetery
  Greenlawn Gardens
  Cades Chapel Cemetery
  St. Luke Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  New Bethel Springs Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Holt Cemetery
  Tabernacle Cemetery
  Glovers Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Sidney Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cades Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glovers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenlawn Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jericho Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rivers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Luke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sidney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Little Flanders Field Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Dayton   [Map]Newbern   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Demopolis   [Map]Pin Hook   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Providence   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Griffins   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Catherine   [Map]Linden   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Cedahoma   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]The Village   [Map]
Crenshaw   [Map]Myrtlewood   [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 like to 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 - 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 Little Flanders Field Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marengo 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    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas 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    
Lee 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter 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    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #154151   (Name of Record: Little Flanders Field Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marengo
Lat: 32.3437512     Lon: -87.6375057   [Map]
Elev: 68         Map Name: Thomaston West

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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: 32.3438, Longitude: -87.6375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Little Flanders Field Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Little Flanders Field 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 beginning in . 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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