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Perkins Cemetery
(Bibb County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Perkins 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 Perkins Cemetery...

The Perkins Cemetery is located in Bibb County. The county seat for Bibb County is located in Centreville.

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

Lat:   32.8696°   (32° 52' 10")

Lon:   -87.2417°   (-87° 14' 30")

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


 

  Perkins Cemetery  


  Little Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mathis Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Duff Cemetery
  Avery Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Weldon Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Brent Cemetery
  Wooley Cemetery
  Centreville Memorial Cemetery
  Bethlehem #1 Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Bethlehem #2 Cemetery
  James Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Elam Cemetery
  Paynes Cemetery
  Sandy Cemetery
  Heiberger Cemetery
  Mulberry Cemetery
   Location verified
  Stewart Cemetery
  Pondville Cemetery
  Bethesda Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Perkins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Avery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Centreville Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heiberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mulberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Paynes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pondville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Perkins Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Perkins Cemetery.

Blocton   [Map]East Town   [Map]North Bibb   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Eddings   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]
Brierfield   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Pratt Ferry   [Map]
Bucktown   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]Randolph   [Map]
Burmah   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Cane Creek   [Map]Italian Town   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Lawley   [Map]Vance   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]West Blocton   [Map]
Corinne   [Map]Marion   [Map]Woodstock   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Nash Town   [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 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 Perkins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bibb County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa 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    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #161907   (Name of Record: Perkins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bibb
Lat: 32.8695702     Lon: -87.2416648   [Map]
Elev: 82         Map Name: Harrisburg

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.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: 32.8696, Longitude: -87.2417     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Perkins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Perkins 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 starting from . 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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