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Ramah Cemetery
(Monroe County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ramah 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 Ramah Cemetery...

The Ramah Cemetery is located in Monroe County. The county seat for Monroe County is located in Monroeville.

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

Lat:   31.6121°   (31° 36' 43")

Lon:   -87.1386°   (-87° 8' 18")

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


 

  Ramah Cemetery  


  Pineville Cemetery
  Kaiser Cemetery
  Pineville Cemetery
  Martin Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Mars Hill Cemetery
  Turnbull Cemetery
  Rumbley Cemetery
  Savannah Cemetery
  Puryearville Cemetery
  Davidson Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Old Scotland Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Lone Star Cemetery
  John Green Cemetery
  Philadelphia Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Witherington Cemetery
  Pine Orchard Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Amity Cemetery
  Bermuda Cemetery
  New Haven Cemetery
  Bethesda Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Ramah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Amity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kaiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lone Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Scotland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Orchard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Puryearville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rumbley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Savannah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turnbull Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Ramah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Ramah Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Beatrice   [Map]Frisco City   [Map]Perdue Hill   [Map]
Belleville   [Map]Jay Villa   [Map]Peterman   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Lenox   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Burnt Corn   [Map]Lovan   [Map]Pine Orchard   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]McWilliams   [Map]Range   [Map]
Evergreen   [Map]Mexia   [Map]Repton   [Map]
Excel   [Map]Monroeville   [Map]Scratch Ankle   [Map]
Finchburg   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]Tunnel Springs   [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 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 Ramah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo 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    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136616   (Name of Record: Ramah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 31.6121041     Lon: -87.1385932   [Map]
Elev: 134         Map Name: Burnt Corn

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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: 31.6121, Longitude: -87.1386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ramah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ramah 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 that stretches 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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