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Palmer Cemetery
(Wilcox County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Palmer 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 Palmer Cemetery...

The Palmer Cemetery is located in Wilcox County. The county seat for Wilcox County is located in Camden.

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

Lat:   31.9849°   (31° 59' 5")

Lon:   -86.9697°   (-86° 58' 10")

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


 

  Palmer Cemetery  


  Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
  Snow Hill Cemetery
  Carlowville Community Cemetery
  Crum Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Snow Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery
  McConico Cemetery
  McColough Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Cedar Creek Cemetery
  Ridgeville Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Soles Cemetery
  Monterey Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Forest Home Cemetery
  Sills Cemetery
  Beard Cemetery
  Oliver Cemetery
  Pine Flat Cemetery
  Purefoy Cemetery
  Pineview Cemetery
  Old Snow Hill Cemetery
  Solomon Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Palmer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carlowville Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McColough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McConico Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Monterey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Snow Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Purefoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ridgeville Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location has been verified
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Snow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Snow Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Soles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Palmer Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]Camden   [Map]Minter   [Map]
Beatrice   [Map]Forest Home   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Fort Deposit   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]
Bolling   [Map]Furman   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Boykin   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Lovan   [Map]Snow Hill   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]McWilliams   [Map]Vredenburgh   [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 Palmer Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wilcox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa 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    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138545   (Name of Record: Palmer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wilcox
Lat: 31.9848694     Lon: -86.9697057   [Map]
Elev: 73         Map Name: Pine Apple North

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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: 31.9849, Longitude: -86.9697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Palmer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Palmer 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 starting 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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