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Oswichee Cemetery
(Russell County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Oswichee 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 Oswichee Cemetery...

The Oswichee Cemetery is located in Russell County. The county seat for Russell County is located in Phenix City.

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

Lat:   32.2779°   (32° 16' 40")

Lon:   -85.0027°   (-85° 0' 9")

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


 

  Oswichee Cemetery  


  Riverdale Cemetery (GA)
  Seale United Methodist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Dudleyville Cemetery (AL)
  Goodhope Cemetery (GA)
  Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Cotton Cemetery (AL)
  Felix Edwards Cemetery (AL)
  Pittsview Cemetery (AL)
  Phillips - Barnett Cemetery (AL)
  Pittsview Cemetery (AL)
  Abercombie Cemetery (AL)
  Irena Methodist Church Cemetery (GA)
  Sunset Memorial Gardens (AL)
  Thomas Cemetery (AL)
  Key Cemetery (AL)
  Mathis Cemetery (GA)
  Boykin Cemetery (AL)
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Porter Cemetery (AL)
  Fitzgerald Cemetery (GA)
  Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery (AL)
  Mount Mariah Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Bass Cemetery (AL)
  Union Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Williams Dudley Cemetery (AL)
  McClendon Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Oswichee Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abercombie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armour Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boykin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colored Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Memory Gardens Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Felix Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fitzgerald Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodhope Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Chattahoochee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Chattahoochee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Irena Methodist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linwood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Mathis Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McClendon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mount Mariah Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Phillips - Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pittsview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pittsview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porterdale Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riverdale Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seale United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sunset Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trinity Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilkinson Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Located in Chattahoochee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Oswichee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oswichee 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oswichee Cemetery.

Baker Village (GA)   [Map]Fontaine Village   [Map]Louvale (GA)   [Map]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]Omaha (GA)   [Map]
City Village (GA)   [Map]Fort Mitchell   [Map]Phenix City   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Pittsview   [Map]
Cottonton   [Map]Heineburg Village (GA)   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Holy Trinity   [Map]Smiths   [Map]
Cusseta (GA)   [Map]Ladonia   [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 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 Oswichee Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Russell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

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    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Schley County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Upson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138720   (Name of Record: Oswichee Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Russell
Lat: 32.2779272     Lon: -85.0027081   [Map]
Elev: 100         Map Name: Fort Mitchell

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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: 32.2779, Longitude: -85.0027     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oswichee Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oswichee 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' 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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