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Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist 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 Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery...

The Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   32.6411°   (32° 38' 27")

Lon:   -85.7966°   (-85° 47' 47")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist 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 Sharon Primitive Baptist 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 Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery  


  Spain Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Red Ridge Cemetery
   Location verified
  Guthrie Cemetery
   Location verified
  Benson Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Beulah Cemetery
   Location verified
  Lockhart Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pentecost Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hornsby Cemetery
  Lovejoy Cemetery
  Reeltown Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
   Location verified
  Salem Macon Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  John Johnston Cemetery
  Rosehill Cemetery
  Roxanna Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Roxana Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
   Location verified
  Harper Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Zion Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Harper Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pentecost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Reeltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roxana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roxanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Macon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Spain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Woodland Cemetery (FAG ID #27194)

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 Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Eclectic   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Erie   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Kent   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Tuskegee   [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 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 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 Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock 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    
Coosa 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    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2611114   (Name of Record: Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.641128     Lon: -85.796587   [Map]
Elev: 149         Map Name: Ponders

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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: 32.6411, Longitude: -85.7966     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Sharon Primitive Baptist 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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