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Olive Branch Cemetery
(Conecuh County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch Cemetery...

The Olive Branch Cemetery is located in Conecuh County. The county seat for Conecuh County is located in Evergreen.

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

Lat:   31.4927°   (31° 29' 33")

Lon:   -86.9280°   (-86° 55' 40")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch 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.


 

  Olive Branch Cemetery  


  Concord Cemetery
  Jones Chapel Cemetery
  Kaiser Cemetery
  Arkadelphia Cemetery
  Joyner Cemetery
  Ivey Cemetery
  Mt. Olive West Cemetery
  Brown Beasley Cemetery
  Pressley Cemetery
  Hall Cemetery
  Little Pine Level Cemetery
  Riley Cemetery
  Garland Cemetery
  Spence Cemetery
  McClure Cemetery
  Rabb Cemetery
  Witherington Cemetery
  Herbert Cemetery
  Second Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Hamden Ridge Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
  Sparta Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hall Cemetery
  Old Beulah Cemetery
  Robinson Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Olive Branch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arkadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Beasley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Joyner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kaiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McClure Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pressley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rabb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Second Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witherington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Olive Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Olive Branch Cemetery.

Belleville   [Map]Evergreen   [Map]Peterman   [Map]
Bolling   [Map]Georgiana   [Map]Pine Orchard   [Map]
Brooklyn   [Map]Jay Villa   [Map]Range   [Map]
Burnt Corn   [Map]Lenox   [Map]Red Level   [Map]
Castleberry   [Map]McKenzie   [Map]Repton   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Nymph   [Map]Tunnel Springs   [Map]
Chapman   [Map]Old Town   [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 visit 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 Olive Branch Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Conecuh County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe 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    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805519   (Name of Record: Olive Branch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Conecuh
Lat: 31.4926639     Lon: -86.9280295   [Map]
Elev: 130         Map Name: Evergreen

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Conecuh County

About Alabama

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: 31.4927, Longitude: -86.9280     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Olive Branch Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Olive Branch 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 that begins 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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