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Roe Cemetery
(Cleburne County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Roe 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 Roe Cemetery...

The Roe Cemetery is located in Cleburne County. The county seat for Cleburne County is located in Heflin.

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

Lat:   33.8690°   (33° 52' 8")

Lon:   -85.3919°   (-85° 23' 30")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Roe 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 Roe 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Roe Cemetery  


  Macedonia Cemetery (GA)
  Stead Cemetery (AL)
  Arrington Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  New Canaan Cemetery (GA)
  Cherry Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Mars Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
  Steadman Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Williams Cemetery (AL)
  Cherry Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Edmondson Cemetery (GA)
  Mt. Perry Cemetery (AL)
  Hutching Cemetery (GA)
  Poplar Springs Cemetery (GA)
  Lime Branch Cemetery (GA)
  Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Payne Cemetery (AL)
  Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Mann Cemetery (GA)
  Dugdown Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Bethany Cemetery (GA)
  Littlecreek Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Grimes Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Zion West Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Roe Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arrington Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #32751)

Bethany Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dugdown Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Ebenezer Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edmondson Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Felton Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Felton Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Felton Methodist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Grimes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutching Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Laurel Hill Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lime Branch Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Littlecreek Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Macedonia Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mann Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion West Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
New Canaan Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Bower Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2370745)

Poplar Springs Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riverside Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Steadman Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roe Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Roe Cemetery.

Abernathy   [Map]Cedartown (GA)   [Map]Goshen   [Map]
Borden Springs   [Map]Dailey   [Map]Muscadine   [Map]
Bremen (GA)   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Buchanan (GA)   [Map]Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]Piedmont   [Map]
Budapest (GA)   [Map]Felton (GA)   [Map]Spring Garden   [Map]
Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]Fruithurst   [Map]Tallapoosa (GA)   [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 websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Roe Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cleburne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cobb County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fulton County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163649   (Name of Record: Roe Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cleburne
Lat: 33.8689915     Lon: -85.3918993   [Map]
Elev: 349         Map Name: Oak Level

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Cleburne 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: 33.8690, Longitude: -85.3919     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Roe Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Roe 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 starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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