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Old Side Cemetery
(Sumter County, Alabama)


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

The Old Side Cemetery is located in Sumter County. The county seat for Sumter County is located in Livingston.

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

Lat:   32.6912°   (32° 41' 28")

Lon:   -88.2525°   (-88° 15' 8")

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


  New Bethel Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Hutchenson Cemetery
  Lewis Cemetery
  Boney Cemetery
  Eskeridge Pettigrew Cemetery
  Roy Cemetery
  Hawkins Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Parker Cemetery
  Central Cemetery
  Elliott Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Boyd Cemetery
  McInnis Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery
  May Cemetery
  Danner Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Old Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Henagan Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  McCainville Cemetery
  Potts Cemetery
  Danner Cemetery
  Livingston Memorial Gardens

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Old Side Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Sumter County.

Boney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Central Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eskeridge Pettigrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henagan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutchenson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCainville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McInnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Side Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Side Cemetery.

Arrington   [Map]Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]Livingston   [Map]
Bellamy   [Map]Emelle   [Map]Moore Town   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Epes   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Scooba (MS)   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Geiger   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Cuba   [Map]Intercourse   [Map]York   [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 turn to 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 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 Old Side Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Sumter County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Newton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #152795   (Name of Record: Old Side Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sumter
Lat: 32.6912448     Lon: -88.2525284   [Map]
Elev: 72         Map Name: Emelle

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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: 32.6912, Longitude: -88.2525     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Side Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Side 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 starts 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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