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Pleasant Grove Cemetery
(Lee 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 Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Opelika.

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

Lat:   32.5051°   (32° 30' 18")

Lon:   -85.2655°   (-85° 15' 55")

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, 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.


 

  Pleasant Grove Cemetery  


  Memory Hill Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Meadows Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Antioch Cemetery
  Morris Chapel Cemetery
  Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Hope CME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Dupree Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Jenkins Cemetery
  Penn Young Gravesite
  Watoola Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Crawford Cemetery
  Chamlee Cemetery
  Rising Star Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Brown Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Canaan Cemetery
  Stroud Cemetery
  Bennett Cemetery
  Pierce Chapel Cemetery
  Jowers Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 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 Lee County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chamlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2342133)

Penn Young Gravesite   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pierce Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watoola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) 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 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]Fontaine Village   [Map]Opelika   [Map]
Baker Village (GA)   [Map]Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]Phenix City   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Fort Mitchell   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]Fortson (GA)   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Salem   [Map]
City Village (GA)   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   [Map]Ladonia   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Smiths   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Marvyn   [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 it should be mentioned 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lee County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lee 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 #138266   (Name of Record: Pleasant Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 32.5051388     Lon: -85.2654977   [Map]
Elev: 191         Map Name: Parkers Crossroads

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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: 32.5051, Longitude: -85.2655     [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 starting 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.

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