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Sailor Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Sailor 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 Sailor Cemetery...

The Sailor Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.7243°   (33° 43' 27")

Lon:   -88.1631°   (-88° 9' 47")

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


 

  Sailor Cemetery  


  New Church Cemetery
  Furnace Hill Cemetery
  Wofford Cemetery
  Vernon Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Lampkin Cemetery
  Pearson Cemetery
  South Carolina Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Lamar Memory Gardens
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Christian Chapel Cemetery
  Morton Chapel Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Asbury Cemetery
  Springfield Cemetery
  Old Asbury Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christian Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Furnace Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lampkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moss & Reed Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Carolina Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Sailor Cemetery
 - 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 Sailor Cemetery.

Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Guin   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Vinton (MS)   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]McShan   [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 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 Sailor Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #153239   (Name of Record: Sailor Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.7242778     Lon: -88.1630868   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Millport NW

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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: 33.7243, Longitude: -88.1631     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sailor Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Sailor 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 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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