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Pleasant Grove Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery...

The Pleasant Grove Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.5696°   (33° 34' 10")

Lon:   -88.0234°   (-88° 1' 24")

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

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.


 

  Pleasant Grove Cemetery  


  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Meadow Branch Cemetery
  Eatman Cemetery
  Canaan Cemetery
  Oddfellows Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  New Wesley Chapel Cemetery
  Kennedy Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Dorroh Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Bell Cemetery
  Payne Chapel Cemetery
  Phoenix Cemetery
  Holly Grove Cemetery
  Unity Grove Lower Cemetery
  Higdon Memorial Cemetery
  Unity Grove Upper Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashcraft Corner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethabra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Branyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dorroh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higdon Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadow Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oddfellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Payne Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sudduth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Grove Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Grove Upper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Belk   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]McShan   [Map]Stafford   [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 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 - 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     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158465   (Name of Record: Pleasant Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.5695582     Lon: -88.0233578   [Map]
Elev: 89         Map Name: Millport

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lamar 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: 33.5696, Longitude: -88.0234     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pleasant Grove 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 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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