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Parker Bell Cemetery
(Clarke County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Parker Bell 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 Parker Bell Cemetery...

The Parker Bell Cemetery is located in Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Grove Hill.

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

Lat:   31.5432°   (31° 32' 35")

Lon:   -87.8833°   (-87° 52' 59")

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


 

  Parker Bell Cemetery  


  Bumpers Cemetery
  Old St. Stephens Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Crawford Cemetery
  Mathews Cemetery
  Stave Creek Cemetery
  Old Union Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Hollingsworth Cemetery
  St. Stephens Cemetery
  Pine Chapel Cemetery
  McKenzie Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Hotel Cemetery
  Peniel Cemetery
  St. Union - Mt. Stoney Cemetery
  Puyear Chapel Cemetery
  Pine Crest Cemetery
  Coleman Cemetery
  Forman Cemetery
  Jackson Memorial Gardens
  Leroy Cemetery
  Gaddies Chapel Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Parker Bell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddies Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollingsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hotel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Crest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Union - Mt. Stoney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Parker Bell Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stave Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Parker Bell 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Parker Bell Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]Grove Hill   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Hobson   [Map]Stave Creek   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Jackson   [Map]Sunflower   [Map]
Carlton   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Wagarville   [Map]
Frankville   [Map]Rockville   [Map]Walker Springs   [Map]
Gainestown   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]Whatley   [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 Parker Bell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clarke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington 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    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124435   (Name of Record: Parker Bell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.5432178     Lon: -87.8833327   [Map]
Elev: 126         Map Name: Jackson

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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: 31.5432, Longitude: -87.8833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Parker Bell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Parker Bell 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 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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