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Lockhart Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Lockhart Cemetery ...

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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 Lockhart Cemetery...

The Lockhart Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   32.7631°   (32° 45' 47")

Lon:   -85.7564°   (-85° 45' 23")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Lockhart 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.


 

  Lockhart Cemetery  


  Jacksons Gap Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Benson Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Union Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Hope Cemetery
  Farrow Dennis Graveyard
  Meadows - Robinson Cemetery
  Shepard Graveyard
  Union Cemetery
   Location verified
  Slaughters Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
   Location verified
  Williams Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shiloh Cemetery
   Location verified
  Morgan Cemetery
  John Johnston Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Roxanna Cemetery
  Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens
  Roxana Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
   Location verified
  Harper Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Holley Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Spain Cemetery
  Pentecost Cemetery
  Red Ridge Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Lockhart Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<3>
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farrow Dennis Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jacksons Gap Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
John Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadows - Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pentecost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Red Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Roxana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roxanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shepard Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Slaughters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lockhart Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lockhart Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]East Tallassee   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Eclectic   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Erie   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Kent   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]New Site   [Map]Waverly   [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 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 - 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 Lockhart Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa 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    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery 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    
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 Tallapoosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tallapoosa 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 Lockhart 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 Lockhart Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121945   (Name of Record: Lockhart Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.7631844     Lon: -85.756624   [Map]
Elev: 228         Map Name: Dadeville

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Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Lockhart Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7631, Longitude: -85.7564     [Map].

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<3>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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