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Elvins Cemetery
(Perry County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Elvins Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Elvins 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 Elvins Cemetery...

The Elvins Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   32.6632°   (32° 39' 47")

Lon:   -87.4317°   (-87° 25' 54")

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

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


 

  Elvins Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Centreville   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Demopolis   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 
Forkland   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Greensboro   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Uniontown   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elvins Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Elvins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agnew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Agnew Cemetery (FAG ID #2589550)
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
DeYampert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Hatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Hill Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Marion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Newbern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
St. Wilfrids Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Turpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Walthill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elvins Cemetery
 
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elvins Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Elvins Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Freetown   [Map]Oakmulgee   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Phipps   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Marion   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Faunsdale   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Uniontown   [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 Elvins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Perry 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      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149854   (Name of Record: Elvins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 32.6631866     Lon: -87.4316684   [Map]
Elev: 101         Map Name: Morgan Springs

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Perry County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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: 32.6632, Longitude: -87.4317     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Elvins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Elvins 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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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