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Putnam Cemetery
(Marengo County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Putnam 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 Putnam Cemetery...

The Putnam Cemetery is located in Marengo County. The county seat for Marengo County is located in Linden.

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

Lat:   32.0102°   (32° 0' 36")

Lon:   -88.0342°   (-88° 2' 3")

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


 

  Putnam Cemetery  


  Hopewell Cemetery
  Marvin Cemetery
  Red House Cemetery
  Wesley Cemetery
  Howell Cemetery
  Hoboken Cemetery
  Nanafalia Cemetery
  Gibson Cemetery
  Canathan Cemetery
  Bush Cemetery
  Mt. Mariah Cemetery
  Luker Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Spencer Cemetery
  Old Liberty Cemetery
  Hickory Grove Cemetery
  Lucker Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Campbell Cemetery
  Old Union Cemetery
  Tallahatta Cemetery for Blacks
  Lily Cemetery
  Hatchet Cemetery
  Sykes Cemetery
  Bashan Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Putnam Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aimwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bashan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bashi Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canathan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Geneva Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hoboken Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lily Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Luker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Mariah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nanafalia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pruitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tallahatta Cemetery for Blacks   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trotter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Putnam Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - 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 Putnam Cemetery.

Barrons   [Map]Dixon's Mills   [Map]Nanafalia   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Ellison   [Map]Needham   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Butler   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Pennington   [Map]
Campbell   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Cedahoma   [Map]Jachin   [Map]Sweet Water   [Map]
Choctaw City   [Map]Lisman   [Map]Thomasville   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Morvin   [Map]Toxey   [Map]
Cromwell   [Map]Myrtlewood   [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 Putnam Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marengo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas 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    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125373   (Name of Record: Putnam Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marengo
Lat: 32.0101509     Lon: -88.0341797   [Map]
Elev: 61         Map Name: Putnam

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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: 32.0102, Longitude: -88.0342     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Putnam Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Putnam 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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