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(Greene County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Knoxville Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Knoxville 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 Knoxville Cemetery...

The Knoxville Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Eutaw.

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

Lat:   32.9646°   (32° 57' 52")

Lon:   -87.7970°   (-87° 47' 49")

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

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


 

  Knoxville Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Eutaw   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Forkland   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 
Greensboro   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Akron New Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Barnes Rancher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Johnson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
McGiffert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Mileous Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
New Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Parham Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Sealy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Smiths Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Spencers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Union Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knoxville Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Akron   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Phipps   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Union   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Moundville   [Map]West Greene   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Knoxville Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137015   (Name of Record: Knoxville Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 32.96457     Lon: -87.7969565   [Map]
Elev: 80         Map Name: Knoxville

Other Roadside Stops ...



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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: 32.9646, Longitude: -87.7970     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Knoxville Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Knoxville 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 starting 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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