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(Elmore County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ross 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 ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Ross Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Ross Cemetery (FAG ID #2162975)

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 six sections:

The Location of the Ross Cemetery...

The Ross Cemetery is located in Elmore County. The county seat for Elmore County is located in Wetumpka.

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

Lat:   32.5360°   (32° 32' 9")

Lon:   -86.3997°   (-86° 23' 58")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Ross Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<3>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Ross Cemetery.

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


 

  Ross Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Ross Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Burt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Coosada Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Daniel Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Doster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Durden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Durdin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Glenn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Indian Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
McKeithen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McKeithen Cemetery (FAG ID #2167999)
 
Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Mt. Hebron West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ross Cemetery
 
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ross Cemetery
 
New Nazareth Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Nazareth Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2165201)
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Rives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ross Cemetery
 
Stoney Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Tatum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ross Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ross Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ross Cemetery.

Autaugaville   [Map]Gibbons   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Gibbs Village   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Holtville   [Map]Sunshine Village   [Map]
Coosada   [Map]Marbury   [Map]Titus   [Map]
Deatsville   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]Verbena   [Map]
Elmore   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Wetumpka   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Mountain Creek   [Map]White City   [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 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 Ross Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Elmore County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa 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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon 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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Elmore County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     The Ross Cemetery (FAG ID #2162975)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Elmore 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 Ross Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Ross Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Ross Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Ross Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730576   (Name of Record: Ross Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Elmore
Lat: 32.5359671     Lon: -86.3996956   [Map]
Elev: 129         Map Name: Deatsville

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2162975

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Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Elmore County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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: 32.5360, Longitude: -86.3997     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ross Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ross Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from . 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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