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Peniel Cemetery
(Clarke County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Peniel 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 Peniel Cemetery...

The Peniel 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 Peniel Cemetery

Lat:   31.6113°   (31° 36' 40")

Lon:   -87.9003°   (-87° 54' 1")

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


 

  Peniel Cemetery  


  Cobb Cemetery
  Pine Chapel Cemetery
  Clarkville Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Austin Cemetery
  Jackson Memorial Gardens
  Pugh Cemetery
  Gaddies Chapel Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Overstreet Cemetery
  Stave Creek Cemetery
  Bumpers Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Parker Bell Cemetery
  Mathews Cemetery
  McKenzie Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Hotel Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery
  Pine Crest Cemetery
  Old Union Cemetery
  Forman Cemetery
  Hollingsworth Cemetery
  Leroy Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Peniel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bumpers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clarkville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddies Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollingsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hotel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Located in Washington County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overstreet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Crest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stave Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Peniel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Peniel Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Fulton   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Gainestown   [Map]Stave Creek   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Grove Hill   [Map]Sunflower   [Map]
Carlton   [Map]Hobson   [Map]Wagarville   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Jackson   [Map]Walker Springs   [Map]
Dickinson   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Whatley   [Map]
Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Rockville   [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 Peniel 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    
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 Peniel 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 Peniel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124582   (Name of Record: Peniel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.6112717     Lon: -87.9002789   [Map]
Elev: 124         Map Name: Jackson

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About Clarke County

About Alabama

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: 31.6113, Longitude: -87.9003     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Peniel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Peniel 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 that begins 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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