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New Church Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the New Church 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 New Church Cemetery...

The New Church Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.8221°   (33° 49' 19")

Lon:   -88.1873°   (-88° 11' 14")

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


 

  New Church Cemetery  


  Hollis Cemetery (AL)
  Emmaus Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Corinth Cemetery (AL)
  Bankhead Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)
  Herron Cemetery (AL)
  Moss & Reed Cemetery (MS)
  Mulberry Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Turner Cemetery (AL)
  Rising Star Cemetery (AL)
  Pearson Cemetery (AL)
  Taylor Cemetery (AL)
  New Hope Cemetery (AL)
  Holliday Cemetery (AL)
  Friendship Cemetery (AL)
  Thompson Cemetery (AL)
  Lamar Memory Gardens (AL)
  Thompson Cemetery (AL)
  Sanders Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)
   Location verified
  Shiloh Cemetery (AL)
  Wofford Cemetery (AL)
  Springfield Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery (AL)
  Furnace Hill Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 60 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the New Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blaylock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cockerham Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Easter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Easter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Furnace Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lampkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marchbanks Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moss & Reed Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #240346)

Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sailor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sartor Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullivan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walters Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the New Church Cemetery.

Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Amory (MS)   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Guin   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port (MS)   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Vinton (MS)   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Winfield   [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 begin with 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 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 New Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123741   (Name of Record: New Church Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.8220537     Lon: -88.1872557   [Map]
Elev: 131         Map Name: Sulligent SW

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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: 33.8221, Longitude: -88.1873     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Church Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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