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Osburn Cemetery
(Perry County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Osburn 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 Osburn Cemetery...

The Osburn Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   32.6771°   (32° 40' 37")

Lon:   -87.1417°   (-87° 8' 30")

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


 

  Osburn Cemetery  


  Paynes Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Legal Cemetery
  Heard Cemetery
  Barnett Cemetery
   Location verified
  Barron - Wells Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Fellowship Cemetery
  Hepzibah Cemetery
  Crossroad Cemetery
  Dobyne - Haggard Cemetery
  Fuller Cemetery
  Medline Cemetery
  Edwards Cemetery
  Daniel Cemetery
  Waters Cemetery
  Ivey Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Iveys Chapel Cemetery
  Suttle Cemetery
  Swann Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Martin Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Osburn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Barron - Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobyne - Haggard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Iveys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Medline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Suttle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Osburn Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Osburn 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 Osburn Cemetery.

Brent   [Map]Lawley   [Map]Randolph   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]Selma   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Marion   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
East Town   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Sunset Mill Village   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]Valley Grande   [Map]
Jones   [Map]Pratt Ferry   [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 either 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 Osburn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Perry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb 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    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Jefferson 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    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #162986   (Name of Record: Osburn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 32.6770747     Lon: -87.1416616   [Map]
Elev: 142         Map Name: Sprott

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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: 32.6771, Longitude: -87.1417     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Osburn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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