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Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
(Cullman County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pilgrim Rest 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 Pilgrim Rest Cemetery...

The Pilgrim Rest Cemetery is located in Cullman County. The county seat for Cullman County is located in Cullman.

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

Lat:   34.2079°   (34° 12' 28")

Lon:   -86.6278°   (-86° 37' 40")

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


 

  Pilgrim Rest Cemetery  


  Welcome Cemetery
   Location verified
  Eidson Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Simcoe Cemetery
  Lystra Cemetery
  Brooklyn Cemetery
  Mt. Hermon Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Lawrence Chapel Cemetery
  Roswell Creek Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Oak Level Cemetery
  Duck Creek Cemetery
  Center Point Cemetery
  Baileyton Cemetery
  Holly Pond Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Brindley Cemetery
  Duck River Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Sheppard Cemetery
  Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  Union Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baileyton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brindley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooklyn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duck Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duck River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eidson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Etha Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gum Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawrence Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lystra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roswell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sheppard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simcoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warrior Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Welti Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery.

Arab   [Map]Cullman   [Map]Holly Pond   [Map]
Baileyton   [Map]East Point   [Map]Hulaco   [Map]
Big Spring   [Map]Eva   [Map]Joppa   [Map]
Blountsville   [Map]Fairview   [Map]Pine Lake Village   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Fowler   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Summit   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Gum Springs   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Cleveland   [Map]Hanceville   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]
Craig   [Map]Hog Jaw   [Map]White City   [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 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 Pilgrim Rest Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cullman County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124732   (Name of Record: Pilgrim Rest Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cullman
Lat: 34.2078742     Lon: -86.6277715   [Map]
Elev: 282         Map Name: Simcoe

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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: 34.2079, Longitude: -86.6278     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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