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Macedonia Cemetery
(Cleburne County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Macedonia Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery...

The Macedonia Cemetery is located in Cleburne County. The county seat for Cleburne County is located in Heflin.

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

Lat:   33.5793°   (33° 34' 45")

Lon:   -85.3455°   (-85° 20' 43")

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


 

  Macedonia Cemetery  


  Ai Cemetery (AL)
  Cleburne Memorial Garden (AL)
  Mt. View Cemetery (GA)
  Bowdon Baptist Cemetery (GA)
  Kansas Cemetery (GA)
  Town Cemetery (GA)
  Fordham Cemetery (AL)
  Bowdon City Cemetery (GA)
  Poplar Springs Cemetery (GA)
  First Methodist Cemetery (GA)
  Smith Chapel Cemetery (GA)
  Sandy Flat Cemetery (GA)
  Garretts Chapel Cemetery (GA)
  Corinth Cemetery (GA)
  Indian Creek Cemetery (GA)
  Goldridge Cemetery (AL)
  Wise Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Midway Cemetery (GA)
  Crumley's Chapel Church of God Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Bethlehem Cemetery (GA)
  Crumbleys Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Rice Cemetery (AL)
  Rolling Acres Memory Gardens (GA)
  Bethena Church Cemetery (AL)
  Union Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Old Shiloh Church Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Macedonia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethena Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowdon Baptist Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowdon City Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cleburne Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crumbleys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crumley's Chapel Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
First Methodist Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Five Points Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fordham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garretts Chapel Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goldridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Creek Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kansas Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. View Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shiloh Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rolling Acres Memory Gardens (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandy Flat Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Chapel Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Town Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Camp Ground Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wise Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Macedonia Cemetery.

Arbacoochee   [Map]Ephesus (GA)   [Map]Muscadine   [Map]
Bowdon Junction (GA)   [Map]Fruithurst   [Map]Newell   [Map]
Bowdon (GA)   [Map]Graham   [Map]Ranburne   [Map]
Bremen (GA)   [Map]Heflin   [Map]Roopville (GA)   [Map]
Buchanan (GA)   [Map]Hollis Crossroads   [Map]Roosterville (GA)   [Map]
Budapest (GA)   [Map]Micaville   [Map]Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]Morrison Crossroad   [Map]Waco (GA)   [Map]
Edwardsville   [Map]Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]Woodland   [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 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 Macedonia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cleburne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cobb County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fulton County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk 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 Cleburne County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cleburne 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 Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730339   (Name of Record: Macedonia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cleburne
Lat: 33.579276     Lon: -85.345507   [Map]
Elev: 348         Map Name: Bowdon West

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 33.5793, Longitude: -85.3455     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Macedonia Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Macedonia 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 starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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