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Mount Pleasant Cemetery
(Butler County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Pleasant 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 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery...

The Mt. Pleasant Cemetery is located in Butler County. The county seat for Butler County is located in Greenville.

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

Lat:   31.6454°   (31° 38' 43")

Lon:   -86.6044°   (-86° 36' 15")

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


 

  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery  


  Gravel Hill Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Mt. Olive East Cemetery
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  St. Lukes Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Sellers Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Riley Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Brushy Creek Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Consolation Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  South Butler Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Elizabeth Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Oaky Streak Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
  Oakey Streak Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brushy Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Consolation Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakey Streak Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Oakey Streak Methodist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #25091)

Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oaky Streak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant 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 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Bolling   [Map]Fort Deposit   [Map]McKenzie   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Gantt   [Map]Merrill Mill   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Georgiana   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Chapman   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Red Level   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Heath   [Map]River Falls   [Map]
Dozier   [Map]Honoraville   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Forest Home   [Map]Luverne   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Butler County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa 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    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe 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    
Wilcox County:       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    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135032   (Name of Record: Mount Pleasant Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Butler
Lat: 31.6454365     Lon: -86.6044144   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Pigeon Creek

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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: 31.6454, Longitude: -86.6044     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Pleasant 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 beginning 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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