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Wallace Cemetery
(Baldwin County, Alabama)


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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 Wallace Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Wallace Cemetery (FAG ID #26920)

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 seven sections:

The Location of the Wallace Cemetery...

The Wallace Cemetery is located in Baldwin County. The county seat for Baldwin County is located in Bay Minette.

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

Lat:   30.2606°   (30° 15' 38")

Lon:   -87.7221°   (-87° 43' 19")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Wallace Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Wallace Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Baldwin County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Wallace Cemetery.

Dauphin Island   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Wallace Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County
 
Fairhope   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wallace Cemetery
 
Gulf Shores   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wallace Cemetery
 
Perdido Key   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Wallace Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County (FL)
 
Robertsdale   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Wallace Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Wallace Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Baldwin County.

Brook Cedron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wallace Cemetery
 
Fell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wallace Cemetery
 
Miller Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wallace Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Miller Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #24443)
 
Pine Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Wallace Cemetery
 
Prince of Peace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wallace Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wallace Cemetery
 
Shell Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Wallace Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Shell Banks Cemetery (FAG ID #26201)
 
Summerdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Wallace Cemetery
 
Timney South River Park Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wallace Cemetery

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 Wallace Cemetery.

Bon Secour   [Map]Gulf Beach Heights (FL)   [Map]Perdido Key (FL)   [Map]
Clay City   [Map]Gulf Beach (FL)   [Map]Point Clear   [Map]
Elberta   [Map]Gulf Shores   [Map]Robertsdale   [Map]
Fairhope   [Map]Lillian   [Map]Seminole   [Map]
Foley   [Map]Magnolia Springs   [Map]Silverhill   [Map]
Fort Gaines   [Map]Orange Beach   [Map]Summerdale   [Map]
Fort Morgan   [Map]Perdido Beach   [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 - 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 Wallace Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Baldwin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Baldwin County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     The Wallace Cemetery (FAG ID #26920)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Baldwin 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 Wallace Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #134740   (Name of Record: Wallace Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Baldwin
Lat: 30.2593691     Lon: -87.7219311   [Map]
Elev: 6         Map Name: Gulf Shores

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #26920

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Wallace Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2606, Longitude: -87.7221     [Map].

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