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Pleasant Grove Cemetery
(Elmore County, Alabama)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2193375)

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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery...

The Pleasant Grove Cemetery is located in Elmore County. The county seat for Elmore County is located in Wetumpka.

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

Lat:   32.6390°   (32° 38' 20")

Lon:   -86.0226°   (-86° 1' 21")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Pleasant Grove Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Benson - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Bullard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Harmony Cemetery (FAG ID #23272)
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Mann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Prospect Cemetery (FAG ID #25666)
 
Sheppard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Thrash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Wall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 
Watson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Equality   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Erie   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Fusihatchi   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Holtville   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Kent   [Map]Titus   [Map]
Eclectic   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Waugh   [Map]
Elmore   [Map]Our Town   [Map]Wetumpka   [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 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 - 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Elmore County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Elmore County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     The Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2193375)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Elmore 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1699967   (Name of Record: Pleasant Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Elmore
Lat: 32.6390203     Lon: -86.022741   [Map]
Elev: 178         Map Name: Eclectic

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2193375

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6390, Longitude: -86.0226     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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