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Mount Sinai Cemetery
(Lee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Sinai 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. Sinai Cemetery...

The Mt. Sinai Cemetery is located in Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Opelika.

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

Lat:   32.6604°   (32° 39' 37")

Lon:   -85.5083°   (-85° 30' 29")

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


  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Smith - Willoughby Cemetery
  Garden Hill Cemetery
  Spratling Cemetery
  Rosemere Cemetery
  St. Luke CME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Frank McGuire Memorial Cemetery
  Oak Bowery Cemetery
  Westwood Drive Cemetery
  Mt. Traveler Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pine Level Cemetery
   Location verified
  Waverly Cemetery
  Loachapoka Cemetery
   Location verified
  Maddox Family Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Canaan Cemetery
  Memorial Park
  Gold Hill Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Rowells Cemetery
  Cherry Cemetery
  Farmville Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Ross Cemetery
  Green Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chamlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farmville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frank McGuire Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gold Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loachapoka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Maddox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadows - Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Traveler Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Bowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peace & Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Knot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rosemere Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roxana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roxanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Luke CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Luke CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2387875)

Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith - Willoughby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spratling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sturkie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westwood Drive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Sinai Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Erie   [Map]Opelika   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]Waverly   [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 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 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. Sinai Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee 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    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon 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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138238   (Name of Record: Mount Sinai Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 32.6604105     Lon: -85.5082835   [Map]
Elev: 219         Map Name: Waverly

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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: 32.6604, Longitude: -85.5083     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Sinai Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Sinai 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 from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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