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Nebo Cemetery
(Sumter County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Nebo 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 Nebo Cemetery...

The Nebo Cemetery is located in Sumter County. The county seat for Sumter County is located in Livingston.

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

Lat:   32.5832°   (32° 34' 59")

Lon:   -88.0584°   (-88° 3' 30")

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


 

  Nebo Cemetery  


  Lee Cemetery
  Maye Cemetery
  DeVelle Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Lewis Cemetery
  St. Matthew Cemetery
  Dallas Cemetery
  Neal Cemetery
  Nott Cemetery
  Pinetop Cemetery
  Eskeridge Pettigrew Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
  Hawkins Cemetery
  Phares Cemetery
  Bowers Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Springhill Cemetery
  Brewersville Cemetery
  Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery
  Davidson Cemetery
  Dallas Cemetery
  Dug Hill Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Arrington Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery
  Mt. Tabor Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Arrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brewersville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dallas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dallas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeVelle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dug Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eskeridge Pettigrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phares Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinetop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Matthew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Nebo Cemetery.

Arcola   [Map]Demopolis   [Map]Livingston   [Map]
Arrington   [Map]Emelle   [Map]Moore Town   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Epes   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Bellamy   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Pin Hook   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Ward   [Map]
Cedahoma   [Map]Griffins   [Map]York   [Map]
Cuba   [Map]Intercourse   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Nebo Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Sumter County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Newton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123662   (Name of Record: Nebo Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sumter
Lat: 32.5831914     Lon: -88.0583533   [Map]
Elev: 91         Map Name: Brewersville

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Sumter 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: 32.5832, Longitude: -88.0584     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Nebo Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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