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(Pike County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Wilson Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Wilson 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 ...

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 Wilson Cemetery...

The Wilson Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.6321°   (31° 37' 55")

Lon:   -85.9816°   (-85° 58' 53")

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

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


 

  Wilson Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Ariton   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Brundidge   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Clio   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Luverne   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wilson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Ballard Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Bethel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Bethel AME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2589003)
 
Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Boutwell - Bundy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Clay Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Driggers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hawhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Henderson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Old Sharron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Roeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Rosin Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Sanford - Barron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Selgar Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Shearon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Smilie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Spears Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Spillars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Victoria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Ward - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
William Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Wise Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Zions Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 
Zoar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County

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 Wilson Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Goshen   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Jack   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Social Town   [Map]
Elba   [Map]Meeksville   [Map]Troy   [Map]
Frisco   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Wilson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston 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    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163579   (Name of Record: Wilson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.6321055     Lon: -85.9816147   [Map]
Elev: 121         Map Name: Brundidge 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: 31.6321, Longitude: -85.9816     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Wilson 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 starting in . 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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<4>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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