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The location of Kervin Cemetery









A visit to the Kervin Cemetery ...

The location of the Kervin Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Kervin Cemetery ...

The Kervin Cemetery is located in Covington County.

The county seat for Covington County is located in Andalusia. Andalusia lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Kervin Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Kervin Cemetery

Lat:   31.5143°   (31° 30' 51")

Lon:   -86.6283°   (-86° 37' 41")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Kervin Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Kervin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brooks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Kervin Cemetery

Bushfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Kervin Cemetery

Consolation Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Kervin Cemetery

Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Kervin Cemetery

Fairmount Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Kervin Cemetery

Friendship Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Crenshaw County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Kervin Cemetery

Long Branch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Conecuh County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Kervin Cemetery

Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Kervin Cemetery

Mancill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Kervin Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Kervin Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Kervin Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Kervin Cemetery

Oakey Streak Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Kervin Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25091<3>

Oaky Streak Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Kervin Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Kervin Cemetery

Riley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Kervin Cemetery

St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Crenshaw County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Kervin Cemetery

Sellers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Kervin Cemetery

South Butler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Kervin Cemetery

Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Kervin Cemetery

Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Kervin Cemetery

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 Kervin Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]     Heath   [Map]    
Bolling   [Map]     Jay Villa   [Map]    
Brooklyn   [Map]     Libertyville   [Map]    
Carolina   [Map]     McKenzie   [Map]    
Centerville   [Map]     Merrill Mill   [Map]    
Chapman   [Map]     Old Town   [Map]    
Dozier   [Map]     Red Level   [Map]    
Evergreen   [Map]     River Falls   [Map]    
Gantt   [Map]     Sanford   [Map]    
Georgiana   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Andalusia   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kervin Cemetery
 
Chapman   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kervin Cemetery
 
Evergreen   [Map]
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kervin Cemetery
 
Georgiana   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kervin Cemetery
 
Greenville   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Kervin Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Kervin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Covington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Coffee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Conecuh County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Crenshaw County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dale County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Dallas County:     Cyndi's
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Escambia County:     Cyndi's
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Geneva County:     Cyndi's
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Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Pike County:     Cyndi's
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Wilcox County:     Cyndi's
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Okaloosa County (FL):     Cyndi's
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Santa Rosa County (FL):     Cyndi's
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Walton County (FL):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #133411   (Name of Record: Kervin Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Covington
Lat: 31.5143297     Lon: -86.6283005   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: McKenzie

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Kervin Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5143, Longitude: -86.6283     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kervin Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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