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(Choctaw County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Old Lusk Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Lusk 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Old Lusk Cemetery...

The Old Lusk Cemetery is located in Choctaw County. The county seat for Choctaw County is located in Butler.

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

Lat:   31.9335°   (31° 56' 0")

Lon:   -88.2870°   (-88° 17' 13")

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

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


 

  Old Lusk Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Old Lusk Cemetery. The following communities are located in Choctaw County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Old Lusk Cemetery.

Bladon Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Butler   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Old Lusk Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Choctaw County.

Barrytown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Bogueloosa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Bonner Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Brightwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Cedar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Gilbertown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Little Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Marvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Moores Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Paragon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Smiths Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery
 
Womack Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Lusk Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Lusk Cemetery.

Aquilla   [Map]Cullomburg   [Map]Millry   [Map]
Barrons   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Morvin   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Nanafalia   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Needham   [Map]
Butler   [Map]Jachin   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Campbell   [Map]Junction City (MS)   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Lisman   [Map]Toxey   [Map]
Cromwell   [Map]Melvin   [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 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 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 Lusk Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Choctaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #140079   (Name of Record: Old Lusk Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Choctaw
Lat: 31.9334843     Lon: -88.2869641   [Map]
Elev: 75         Map Name: Toxey

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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: 31.9335, Longitude: -88.2870     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Lusk Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Lusk 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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