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(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Little Sandy Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, 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 Sandy Cemetery...

The Little Sandy Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.1035°   (33° 6' 12")

Lon:   -87.5545°   (-87° 33' 16")

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


 

  Little Sandy Cemetery  


  Greenwood Cemetery
  Dry Creek Cemetery
  West Highland Memorial Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Beautiful Zion Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Pine Ridge Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Darden Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Memory Hill Gardens
  Big Sandy Cemetery
  Shake Rag Cemetery
  Big Sandy Cemetery
  Cedar Oak Cemetery
  Duncanville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Jerusalem Cemetery
  Center Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Hulls Cemetery
  Taylorville Cemetery
  Mt. Sinai Cemetery
  Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  South Sandy Cemetery
  Zion Hill Cemetery
  Lewis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Little Sandy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alberta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Beale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Beautiful Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Carthage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cedar Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cottondale Nature Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Darden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Dry Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Duncanville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Duncanville Cemetery (FAG ID #<22576>)
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #<23009>)
 
Grants Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hulls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Jones - Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Memory Hill Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Robertson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Shake Rag Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
South Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sylvan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sylvan Cemetery (FAG ID #<26571>)
 
Taylorville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
The Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Tuscaloosa Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
West Highland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Little Sandy Cemetery
 - 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 Little Sandy Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Holt   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Wood Village   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Moundville   [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 helpful 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 Little Sandy Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #162807   (Name of Record: Little Sandy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.1034545     Lon: -87.5544504   [Map]
Elev: 53         Map Name: Englewood

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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: 33.1035, Longitude: -87.5545     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Little Sandy Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Little Sandy 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 'point-to-point' 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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