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Rutledge Cemetery
(Crenshaw County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Rutledge 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 Rutledge Cemetery...

The Rutledge Cemetery is located in Crenshaw County. The county seat for Crenshaw County is located in Luverne.

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

Lat:   31.7324°   (31° 43' 56")

Lon:   -86.2994°   (-86° 17' 57")

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


 

  Rutledge Cemetery  


  Mitchell Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Wren Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Siloam Cemetery
  Stephens Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
  Wingard Cemetery
  Emmaus Cemetery
   Location verified
  Black Rock Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Vernledge Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Providence Cemetery
  Howard Cemetery
  Spears Cemetery
  Lightfoot Cemetery
  Clarke Cemetery
  Elam - Davidson Memorial Cemetery
  Camerons Chapel Cemetery
  Davidson Cemetery
  Brantley Cemetery
  Bedgood Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Rutledge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bedgood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Located in Butler County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clarke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Emmaus Cemetery (FAG ID #22683)

Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lightfoot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Siloam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Rutledge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Rutledge Cemetery.

Brantley   [Map]Greenville   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Highland Home   [Map]Merrill Mill   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Honoraville   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]
Dozier   [Map]Jack   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Glenwood   [Map]Kent   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Goshen   [Map]Lapine   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Grady   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Social Town   [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 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 Rutledge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Crenshaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour 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    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805668   (Name of Record: Rutledge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crenshaw
Lat: 31.7323783     Lon: -86.2994065   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Luverne

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Crenshaw 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: 31.7324, Longitude: -86.2994     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rutledge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rutledge 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 from . 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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