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Mossy Grove Cemetery
(Pike County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mossy Grove Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Mossy Grove Cemetery...

The Mossy Grove Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.7571°   (31° 45' 25")

Lon:   -85.9605°   (-85° 57' 37")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mossy Grove 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 Mossy Grove Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Mossy Grove Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mossy Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pike County.

Ballard Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Boutwell - Bundy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Carroll Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Driggers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Greene Hills Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Hillard & Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Hinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Kendrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Murphree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Paran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Sanford - Barron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Spillars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery
 
William Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mossy Grove Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mossy Grove Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Jack   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Kent   [Map]Orion   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Frisco   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Social Town   [Map]
Glenwood   [Map]Meeksville   [Map]Troy   [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 visit 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 Mossy Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #139939   (Name of Record: Mossy Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.7571024     Lon: -85.9605056   [Map]
Elev: 148         Map Name: Troy

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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: 31.7571, Longitude: -85.9605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mossy Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mossy Grove 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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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