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Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
(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 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 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.

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 Ridge Cemetery  


  Pickle Cemetery (MS)
  Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Ray Cemetery (MS)
  Mulberry Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Evans Cemetery (AL)
  Moscow Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Blair Cemetery (MS)
  Sandlin Cemetery (AL)
  Rising Star Cemetery (AL)
  Blaylock Cemetery (AL)
  Taylor Cemetery (AL)
  Crenshaw Cemetery (MS)
  Holliday Cemetery (AL)
  Sulligent Cemetery (AL)
  Thompson Cemetery (AL)
  Hollis Cemetery (AL)
  Thompson Cemetery (AL)
  Macedonia Cemetery (AL)
  New Church Cemetery (AL)
  Baker Cemetery (MS)
  Wofford Cemetery (AL)
  Bankhead Cemetery (AL)
  Corinth Cemetery (AL)
  Herron Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> 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
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
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)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blaylock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
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)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
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)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Easter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lann Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marchbanks Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
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)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
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)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickle Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
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)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave 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
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sartor Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullivan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walters Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 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 - you should note 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 Ridge 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:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence 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    
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    
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    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster 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 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 'straight-line' distance from . 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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