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Macedonia Cemetery
(Coosa County, Alabama)


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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 Coosa County. The county seat for Coosa County is located in Rockford.

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

Lat:   33.0940°   (33° 5' 38")

Lon:   -86.2166°   (-86° 12' 59")

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  


  Allen Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Odena Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Goodwater Cemetery
  Comers Cemetery
  Crestview Memorial Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Kelly Cemetery
  Westview Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Stewarts Cemetery
  Rising Star Cemetery
  New Site Cemetery
  Summer Hill Cemetery
  Weogufka Cemetery
  Darby Cemetery
  Andrews Chapel Cemetery
  Hollins Springs Cemetery
  O J Mooney Family Cemetery
  Grimes Chapel Cemetery
  Bell Rattle Cemetery
  Stewartville Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 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 Coosa County.

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Rattle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Comers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grimes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollins Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Site Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O J Mooney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Odena Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location has been verified
Stewarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewartville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weogufka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Macedonia Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Rockford   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Hissop   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]Weogufka   [Map]
Goodwater   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Winterboro   [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 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 Macedonia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coosa 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    
Calhoun 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    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Shelby 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Coosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Coosa 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 #161732   (Name of Record: Macedonia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coosa
Lat: 33.0940071     Lon: -86.2166393   [Map]
Elev: 233         Map Name: Hollins

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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: 33.0940, Longitude: -86.2166     [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' (or point-to-point) distance starting 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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