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(Talladega 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 Talladega County. The county seat for Talladega County is located in Talladega.

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

Lat:   33.3087°   (33° 18' 31")

Lon:   -86.1839°   (-86° 11' 2")

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. The following communities are located in Talladega County.

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

Childersburg   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mignon   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Sylacauga   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Talladega   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 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 Talladega County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Allen - Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Armbrester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Comers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Freeze Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Germany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Germany Cemetery (FAG ID #22989)
 
Harvell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Hatchett Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Horns Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Kingston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mardisville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Midway Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Moberley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Nicholls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Odena Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery (FAG ID #25398)
 
Rhoden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Smelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Smelley Cemetery (FAG ID #2495949)
 
Thornhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Winterboro Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Wilson Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Gantts Quarry   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Alpine   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Talladega   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Logan Martin Dam   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Waldo   [Map]
Fountainrun   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Windsong Island   [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 websites either 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 Wilson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Talladega County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Talladega County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Talladega 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 #145036   (Name of Record: Wilson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Talladega
Lat: 33.3087233     Lon: -86.1838619   [Map]
Elev: 153         Map Name: Winterboro

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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: 33.3087, Longitude: -86.1839     [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 '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 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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<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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