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(Fayette County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Box Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Box 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 on 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 Box Cemetery...

The Box Cemetery is located in Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayette.

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

Lat:   33.8807°   (33° 52' 50")

Lon:   -87.7056°   (-87° 42' 20")

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

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


 

  Box Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Berry   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Carbon Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Guin   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Patton Junction - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Box Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Box Cemetery
 
Beasley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Box Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Colburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Dozier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Dutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Dykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Box Cemetery
 
Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Box Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Glen Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Box Cemetery
 
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Harmony Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Box Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Box Cemetery
 
Hodge Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Box Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Box Cemetery
 
Hubbertville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Box Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Johnson School House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Box Cemetery
 
Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Box Cemetery
 
McCollum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Box Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Box Cemetery
 
New Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Box Cemetery
 
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Box Cemetery
 
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Box Cemetery
 
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Box Cemetery
 
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Box Cemetery
 
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Box Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Riley Baccus Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Box Cemetery
 
Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Box Cemetery
 
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Tidwell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Box Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Box Cemetery
 
Walker Baccus Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Box Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
White Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Box Cemetery
 
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Box Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Box Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Farriss   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]Winfield   [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 Box Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158520   (Name of Record: Box Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.880661     Lon: -87.7055743   [Map]
Elev: 135         Map Name: Glen Allen

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Fayette County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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



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: 33.8807, Longitude: -87.7056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Box Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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