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McCreary Cemetery
(Hale County, Alabama)


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Profile for the McCreary Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the McCreary 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 McCreary Cemetery...

The McCreary Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.5768°   (32° 34' 36")

Lon:   -87.5297°   (-87° 31' 46")

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


 

  McCreary Cemetery  


  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Hatch Cemetery
  Hill Place Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  St. Marys Cemetery
  Alex Chapel Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Weaver Cemetery
  Curry Grove Cemetery
  Agnew Cemetery
   Location verified
  Alexander Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Morrissette Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Hunter Chapel Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Tunstall Cemetery
  Walthill Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Curry Cemetery
  Cottrell Cemetery
  DeYampert Cemetery
  Greer Cemetery
  Turpin Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Newbern Cemetery
  Blanks Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the McCreary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agnew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Agnew Cemetery (FAG ID #2589550)

Alex Chapel Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Alex Chapel Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2187008)

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeYampert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elvins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenleaf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hunter Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrissette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newbern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosemount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tunstall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walthill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the McCreary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Willis - Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the McCreary 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the McCreary Cemetery.

Arcola   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Crenshaw   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Marion   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Demopolis   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Faunsdale   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]The Village   [Map]
Forkland   [Map]Providence   [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 - 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 McCreary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale 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    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene 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    
Marengo 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    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122505   (Name of Record: McCreary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.5767999     Lon: -87.5297257   [Map]
Elev: 49         Map Name: Newbern

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Hale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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: 32.5768, Longitude: -87.5297     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McCreary Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for McCreary Cemetery should not be considered precise.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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