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Odena Cemetery
(Talladega County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Odena 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 Odena Cemetery...

The Odena Cemetery is located in Talladega County. The county seat for Talladega County is located in Talladega.

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

Lat:   33.2115°   (33° 12' 41")

Lon:   -86.2769°   (-86° 16' 36")

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


 

  Odena Cemetery  


  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Kahatchee Cemetery
  Old Reynolds Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nicholls Cemetery
  Heaslet Cemetery
  Winterboro Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Comers Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Westview Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Chancellor Cemetery
  Rising Star Cemetery
  Caldwell Cemetery
  Summer Hill Cemetery
  Childersburg City Cemetery
  Old Bethany Cemetery
  Rhoden Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Green Hill Cemetery
  Grimes Chapel Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Stewartville Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Odena Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childersburg City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Comers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kahatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nicholls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhoden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Summer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winterboro Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Odena Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Odena Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Alpine   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]Weogufka   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Wilsonville   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]Winterboro   [Map]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]Sycamore   [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 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 Odena Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Talladega 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    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805501   (Name of Record: Odena Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Talladega
Lat: 33.2115039     Lon: -86.2769192   [Map]
Elev: 147         Map Name: Sylacauga West

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Talladega 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: 33.2115, Longitude: -86.2769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Odena Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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