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John Johnston Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the John Johnston Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the John Johnston 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 John Johnston Cemetery...

The John Johnston Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   32.6853°   (32° 41' 7")

Lon:   -85.8472°   (-85° 50' 49")

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

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


 

  John Johnston Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Alexander City   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Camp Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Dadeville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Eclectic   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Erie - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Notasulga   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Tuskegee   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the John Johnston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Benson - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Harper Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Pentecost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Find-A-Grave<5> entry for the Prospect Cemetery (FAG ID #25666)
 
Red Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Reeltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Salem Macon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Spain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 
Watson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the John Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the John Johnston Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the John Johnston Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Eclectic   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Equality   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Erie   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Slaughters   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Kent   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Tallassee   [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 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 - 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 John Johnston Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock 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    
Clay 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    
Lee 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    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2611113   (Name of Record: John Johnston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.67863     Lon: -85.850097   [Map]
Elev: 138         Map Name: Ponders

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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: 32.6853, Longitude: -85.8472     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the John Johnston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for John Johnston 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 that stretches 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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<4>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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<5>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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