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Mims Family Cemetery
(Dale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mims Family 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 Mims Family Cemetery...

The Mims Family Cemetery is located in Dale County. The county seat for Dale County is located in Ozark.

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

Lat:   31.4079°   (31° 24' 28")

Lon:   -85.5744°   (-85° 34' 27")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mims Family 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 Mims Family 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Mims Family Cemetery  


  Antioch Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
  Post Oak Cemetery
  Newman Family Cemetery
  Asbury Cemetery
  Mt. Enon Cemetery
  Omega Cemetery
  Blackwoods Cemetery
  Echo Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Travelers Rest Cemetery
  Woodham Cemetery
  Claybank Cemetery
  Sylvan Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Newton City Cemetery
  Johnstown Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Campground Cemetery
  Pinckard Cemetery
  Christian Hill Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Kirklands Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Old Dean Church Cemetery
  New Corinth Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mims Family Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Dale County.

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christian Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Claybank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Echo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newman Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Dean Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinckard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sylvan Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Travelers Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Mims Family Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mims Family Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Grimes   [Map]Newton   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Headland   [Map]Newville   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Holiday Village   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Clopton   [Map]Kinsey   [Map]Parish   [Map]
Daleville   [Map]Level Plains   [Map]Parker Village   [Map]
Dothan   [Map]Malvern   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Midland City   [Map]Pinckard   [Map]
Fort Rucker   [Map]Napier Field   [Map]Skipperville   [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 - 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 Mims Family Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Miller County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1699907   (Name of Record: Mims Family Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dale
Lat: 31.4079478     Lon: -85.5743809   [Map]
Elev: 123         Map Name: Ewell

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Dale 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: 31.4079, Longitude: -85.5744     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mims Family Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mims Family 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 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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