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Old Bennett Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Bennett 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 Old Bennett Cemetery...

The Old Bennett Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.9626°   (33° 57' 45")

Lon:   -87.3289°   (-87° 19' 44")

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


 

  Old Bennett Cemetery  


  Williams Cemetery
  Keeton Cemetery
  Bennett Cemetery
  Fergerson Cemetery
  J A Bennett Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Gaddy Cemetery
  Prospect Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Gaddy Cemetery
  Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Wint Cemetery
  South Lowell Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Edgil Grove Cemetery
  Wilson - Tubbs Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Cross Roads Cemetery
  Bennett Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Mt. Hermon Cemetery
   Location verified
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  Walker Memory Gardens

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Old Bennett Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arley First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location has been verified
Arley United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location has been verified
Ashbank Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashbank Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edgil Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fergerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
J A Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lollar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Omega Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Tucky Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location has been verified
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Lowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor - Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tingle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson - Tubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Bennett Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Bennett Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Double Springs   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Arley   [Map]Eldridge   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Oakman   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Parrish   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Houston   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Crane Hill   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Townley   [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 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 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 Old Bennett Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #160295   (Name of Record: Old Bennett Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.9626061     Lon: -87.328899   [Map]
Elev: 172         Map Name: Manchester

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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: 33.9626, Longitude: -87.3289     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Bennett Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Bennett 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 that begins in . 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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