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New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
(Macon County, Alabama)


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Profile for the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery ...

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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 seven sections:

The Location of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery...

The New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery is located in Macon County. The county seat for Macon County is located in Tuskegee.

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

Lat:   32.4537°   (32° 27' 13")

Lon:   -85.7891°   (-85° 47' 20")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the New Elam Baptist 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.


 

  New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Macon County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Eclectic   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Erie - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Notasulga   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Tuskegee   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Macon County.

Ambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Ashdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Bradford Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Green - Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Mt. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Rush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
St. John Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the St. John Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2630499)
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Sweet Gum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Tuskegee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Walker Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Woodland Cemetery (FAG ID #27194)
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery

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 Elam Baptist Church Cemetery.

Armstrong   [Map]Fort Davis   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Fusihatchi   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Hardaway   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Kent   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Eclectic   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
Erie   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]Mount Meigs   [Map]Waugh   [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 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 - you should note 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 Elam Baptist Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Macon County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #154838   (Name of Record: Elam Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Macon
Lat: 32.4537493     Lon: -85.7891222   [Map]
Elev: 123         Map Name: La Place

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the New Elam Baptist Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4537, Longitude: -85.7891     [Map].

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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