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Perdido Cemetery
(Baldwin County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Perdido 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 Perdido Cemetery...

The Perdido Cemetery is located in Baldwin County. The county seat for Baldwin County is located in Bay Minette.

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

Lat:   30.9699°   (30° 58' 11")

Lon:   -87.6294°   (-87° 37' 45")

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


 

  Perdido Cemetery  


  Millers Cemetery (AL)
  Dean Cemetery (AL)
  Poarch Mission Cemetery (AL)
  Perdido Cemetery (AL)
  Judson Cemetery (AL)
  Sullivan Cemetery (AL)
  Freemanville Church Cemetery (AL)
  Dutch Cemetery (AL)
  Canoe Cemetery (AL)
  Halls Fork Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Gentry Cemetery (AL)
  Bay Minette Cemetery (AL)
  Oak Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Cain Cemetery (AL)
  Lucy Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Walnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (FL)
   Location verified
  Freewill Cemetery (AL)
  Stanmyer Cemetery (AL)
  McGill Cemetery (AL)
  Douglasville Cemetery (AL)
  Bryars McGill Cemetery (AL)
  High Pine Cemetery (AL)
  Serenity Garden Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Nokomis Church Cemetery (AL)
  Holly Grove Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Perdido Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bryars McGill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dutch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gentry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Halls Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Halls Fork Cemetery (FAG ID #2440629)

High Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nokomis Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perdido Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Perdido Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Perdido Cemetery.

Atmore   [Map]Creola   [Map]Perdido   [Map]
Axis   [Map]Flomaton   [Map]Satsuma   [Map]
Barrineau Park (FL)   [Map]Huxford   [Map]Spanish Fort   [Map]
Barry Village   [Map]Little River   [Map]Stapleton   [Map]
Bay Minette   [Map]Loxley   [Map]Stockton   [Map]
Bromley   [Map]McDavid (FL)   [Map]Tensaw   [Map]
Bucks   [Map]Molino (FL)   [Map]Uriah   [Map]
Calvert   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]Walnut Hill (FL)   [Map]
Century (FL)   [Map]Movico   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Perdido Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Baldwin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Clarke 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    
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    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #134659   (Name of Record: Perdido Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Baldwin
Lat: 30.9699049     Lon: -87.6294312   [Map]
Elev: 66         Map Name: Dyas

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Baldwin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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: 30.9699, Longitude: -87.6294     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Perdido Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Perdido 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' (or point-to-point) 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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