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Saint John Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Saint John 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 St. John Cemetery...

The St. John Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.2190°   (33° 13' 8")

Lon:   -88.2664°   (-88° 15' 59")

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


 

  St. John Cemetery  


  Oak Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Pilgrim Rest Cemetery (AL)
  Toliver Cemetery (MS)
  Brewer Cemetery (MS)
  Chandler Cemetery (MS)
  Fleming Cemetery (AL)
  Spring Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Old Christian Love Cemetery (MS)
  Spring Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Brewer Cemetery (MS)
  Spring Hill Church Cemetery (AL)
  Bigbee Cemetery (AL)
  Ross Cemetery (AL)
  Bradford Cemetery (AL)
  Brooks Cemetery (AL)
  Garden Cemetery (AL)
  Roberson Cemetery (MS)
  Aliceville Memorial Gardens (AL)
  Bigbee Valley Cemetery (MS)
  New Cemetery (AL)
  New Cumberland Cemetery (AL)
  Memphis Cemetery (AL)
  Spiller Cemetery (AL)
  Blubber Cemetery (AL)
  Upper Cemetery (AL)
  Cedar Grove Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the St. John Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aliceville Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bigbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bigbee Valley Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blubber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brewer Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brewer Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chandler Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Franconia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memphis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Sinal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Christian Love Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Togo Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Toliver Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Upper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the St. John Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the St. John Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Ethelsville   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Bent Oak (MS)   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Brooksville (MS)   [Map]Macon (MS)   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]McShan   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Crawford (MS)   [Map]Memphis   [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 first visit 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 St. John Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter 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    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Neshoba 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    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158619   (Name of Record: Saint John Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.2190118     Lon: -88.2664224   [Map]
Elev: 71         Map Name: Pickensville

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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: 33.2190, Longitude: -88.2664     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. John Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for St. John 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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