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Oakview Cemetery
(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Oakview 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 Oakview Cemetery...

The Oakview Cemetery is located in Lowndes County. The county seat for Lowndes County is located in Hayneville.

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

Lat:   32.2851°   (32° 17' 6")

Lon:   -86.6047°   (-86° 36' 16")

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


 

  Oakview Cemetery  


  Davis Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Fair Cemetery
  Fice Cemetery
  Alexander Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Hope Well Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  McQueen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Yankee Town Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Stone Cemetery
  Garr Cemetery
  Graves Cemetery
  Miles Cemetery
  Wooten Cemetery
  Hayneville Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Young Cemetery
  Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery
  Haigler Cemetery
  Turners Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Oakview Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hayneville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hope Well Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McQueen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McQueen Cemetery (FAG ID #2434568)

Miles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wooten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yankee Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakview Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oakview Cemetery.

Autaugaville   [Map]Gibbs Village   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Tyler   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]Young Forte Village   [Map]
Gibbons   [Map]Mosses   [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 like to start with 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 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 Oakview Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lowndes County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124160   (Name of Record: Oakview Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.2851397     Lon: -86.604699   [Map]
Elev: 123         Map Name: Lowndesboro

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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: 32.2851, Longitude: -86.6047     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oakview Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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