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Old Methodist Cemetery
(Washington County, Alabama)


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

The Old Methodist Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Chatom.

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

Lat:   31.3516°   (31° 21' 5")

Lon:   -88.2475°   (-88° 14' 51")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Methodist 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 Methodist 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Old Methodist Cemetery  


  Yarbo Cemetery
  South Oak Grove Cemetery
  Reynolds Cemetery
  Howard Town Cemetery
  Laton Hill Cemetery
  Fruitdale Cemetery
  Red Bank Cemetery
  Chalker Memorial Cemetery
  Spring Bank Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Pine Level Cemetery
  Four Points Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Rutan Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Richardson Cemetery
  Escatawpa Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Hill Springs Cemetery
  Gilley Cemetery
  Deer Park Cemetery
  Fairhope Cemetery
  Weldy Cemetery
  Yellow Pine Cemetery
  Sims Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Old Methodist Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington County.

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chalker Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Deer Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Escatawpa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairhope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Four Points Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fruitdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howard Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Laton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sims Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Bank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weldy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yellow Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Methodist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Methodist Cemetery.

Barlow   [Map]Fairford   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Fruitdale   [Map]Sims Chapel   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Hobson   [Map]State Line (MS)   [Map]
Calvert   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Sunflower   [Map]
Chatom   [Map]Malcolm   [Map]Tibbie   [Map]
Citronelle   [Map]McIntosh   [Map]Vinegar Bend   [Map]
Deer Park   [Map]Millry   [Map]Wagarville   [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 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 - you should note 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 Old Methodist Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stone County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157596   (Name of Record: Old Methodist Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 31.3515576     Lon: -88.2475103   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Seaboard

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

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: 31.3516, Longitude: -88.2475     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Methodist Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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