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Pea River Cemetery
(Coffee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pea River 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 Pea River Cemetery...

The Pea River Cemetery is located in Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.4913°   (31° 29' 28")

Lon:   -85.8402°   (-85° 50' 24")

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


 

  Pea River Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  New Tabernacle Cemetery
  Chestnut Grove Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Strickland Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Selgar Family Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Roeton Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Hawhill Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Hutchson & Russell Family Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  McGee Cemetery
  St. Johns Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery
  Victoria Cemetery
  New Brockton City Cemetery
  Mossy Grove Cemetery
  Calvary Cemetery
  Rosin Ridge Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pea River Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutchson & Russell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Brockton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosin Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Selgar Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Universalist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Victoria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pea River 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 Pea River Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]Elba   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Newton   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Fort Rucker   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Holiday Village   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Jack   [Map]Skipperville   [Map]
Clio   [Map]Level Plains   [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 Pea River Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coffee 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    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh 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    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes 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    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157728   (Name of Record: Pea River Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.4912777     Lon: -85.8402191   [Map]
Elev: 140         Map Name: Enterprise NE

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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: 31.4913, Longitude: -85.8402     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pea River Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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