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(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery...

The Pleasant Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery

Lat:   33.8746°   (33° 52' 28")

Lon:   -88.2050°   (-88° 12' 17")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Pleasant Ridge 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 Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lamar County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Aberdeen   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Cotton Gin Port - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Guin   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Blair Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Blaylock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Center Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Cockerham Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Crenshaw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Easter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Easter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Lann Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Marchbanks Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
McKinney Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Moss & Reed Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
New Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Pickle Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #240346)
 
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Sartor Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Sullivan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Walters Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]Detroit   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]
Amory (MS)   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Guin   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Weston   [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 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 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158466   (Name of Record: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.8745529     Lon: -88.2050351   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Sulligent SW

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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: 33.8746, Longitude: -88.2050     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pleasant Ridge 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 that starts in . 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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<4>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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