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(Marion County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Lockridge 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 Lockridge Cemetery...

The Lockridge Cemetery is located in Marion County. The county seat for Marion County is located in Hamilton.

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

Lat:   34.2526°   (34° 15' 9")

Lon:   -88.0495°   (-88° 2' 58")

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


 

  Lockridge Cemetery  


  Miller Cemetery
  Lawhorn Cemetery
  Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nix Chapel Cemetery
  Childers Family Cemetery
  New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Goggans Cemetery
  Donham Cemetery
  Palmer Cemetery
  Newburg Cemetery
  Lockridge Family Cemetery
  Nichols Cemetery
  Nichols Family Cemetery
  Shottsville Cemetery
  Galbreath Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Robinson Cemetery
  Palmer Cemetery
  Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nichols Cemetery
  Cockrell - Cofield Cemetery
  Chestnut Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lockridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #21516)

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bexar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brazel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childers Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cockrell - Cofield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goggans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawhorn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockridge Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mangum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24934)

Newburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nix Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilot Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lockridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Lockridge Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Fulton (MS)   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Golden (MS)   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Guin   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Weston   [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 turn to 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 - 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 Lockridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138001   (Name of Record: Lockridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.2526004     Lon: -88.0494812   [Map]
Elev: 196         Map Name: Vina

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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: 34.2526, Longitude: -88.0495     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lockridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lockridge 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' (or point-to-point) distance 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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