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Oak Grove Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Oak Grove Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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.

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The Location of the Oak Grove Cemetery...

The Oak Grove Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.9181°   (34° 55' 5")

Lon:   -87.9320°   (-87° 55' 55")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Oak Grove Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Oak Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Athens City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Balentine Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Barkley Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Burnstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Centenary Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Cooper Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Darby Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Douthit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Dowdy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Fielder Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 
Francis - King - Lucas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
McFalls Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Milford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Old Baptist Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 
Old Chestnut Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Old Darby Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Rowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Stout Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Walston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Winbourn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Arnot   [Map]Crows Camp   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Cypress Creek   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Florence   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Slab Town (TN)   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Waterloo   [Map]
Collinwood (TN)   [Map]Iuka (MS)   [Map]Wilson Dam   [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 websites either 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 Oak Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chester County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #141150   (Name of Record: Oak Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.9181419     Lon: -87.9319772   [Map]
Elev: 230         Map Name: Wright

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.9181, Longitude: -87.9320     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oak Grove 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 starting in . 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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