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(Wilcox County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Purefoy Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Purefoy 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Purefoy Cemetery...

The Purefoy Cemetery is located in Wilcox County. The county seat for Wilcox County is located in Camden.

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

Lat:   32.0318°   (32° 1' 54")

Lon:   -86.9930°   (-86° 59' 34")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Purefoy 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 Purefoy Cemetery.

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


 

  Purefoy Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Benton   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Cahaba - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 
Camden   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 
Fort Deposit   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Greenville   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 
Pine Apple   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Purefoy Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Purefoy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Carlowville Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 
Crum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 
McColough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
McConico Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 
Old Snow Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 
Oliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 
Sills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 
Snow Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 
Soles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Purefoy Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County

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 Purefoy Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]Camden   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Forest Home   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]
Boykin   [Map]Furman   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]McWilliams   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]Minter   [Map]Snow Hill   [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 begin 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 - 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 Purefoy Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wilcox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138561   (Name of Record: Purefoy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wilcox
Lat: 32.0318125     Lon: -86.99304   [Map]
Elev: 75         Map Name: Minter

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Wilcox 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: 32.0318, Longitude: -86.9930     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Purefoy Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Purefoy 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 starting 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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