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Miller Cemetery
(Escambia County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Miller 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 Miller Cemetery...

The Miller Cemetery is located in Escambia County. The county seat for Escambia County is located in Brewton.

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

Lat:   31.1430°   (31° 8' 34")

Lon:   -87.3975°   (-87° 23' 50")

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


 

  Miller Cemetery  


  Hawkins Cemetery
  Hammac Cemetery
  Huxford Church Cemetery
  Freemanville Church Cemetery
  Emmons Cemetery
  Robinsonville Church Cemetery
  Driskell Cemetery
  Lambeth - Boutwell Cemetery
  Jack Springs Cemetery
  Emmons Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery
  Canoe Cemetery
  Emmons Cemetery
  Travelers Rest Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Lucy Hill Cemetery
  Poarch Mission Cemetery
  Hall Cemetery
  Little Rock Church Cemetery
  Freewill Cemetery
  Halls Creek Church Cemetery
  Bowman Cemetery
  Pineview Church Cemetery
  Sardis Church Cemetery
  Moyeville Church Cemetery
  Serenity Garden Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Miller Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Escambia County.

Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Driskell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freemanville Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freewill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Halls Creek Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hammac Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huxford Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jack Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lambeth - Boutwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Rock Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lucy Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mothershed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moyeville Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pineview Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poarch Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinsonville Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Serenity Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Serenity Garden Cemetery (FAG ID #26146)

Travelers Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Miller Cemetery.

Atmore   [Map]Goodway   [Map]Perdido   [Map]
Brewton   [Map]Huxford   [Map]Pollard   [Map]
Century (FL)   [Map]Jay (FL)   [Map]Range   [Map]
East Brewton   [Map]Lenox   [Map]Repton   [Map]
Excel   [Map]Little River   [Map]Riverview   [Map]
Flomaton   [Map]McDavid (FL)   [Map]Tensaw   [Map]
Frisco City   [Map]Megargel   [Map]Uriah   [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 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 Miller Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Escambia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122822   (Name of Record: Miller Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Escambia
Lat: 31.142954     Lon: -87.3974809   [Map]
Elev: 99         Map Name: Huxford

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Escambia County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

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: 31.1430, Longitude: -87.3975     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Miller Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Miller 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 that starts 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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