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The location of Lincoln Cemetery









A visit to the Lincoln Cemetery ...

The location of the Lincoln 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 Lincoln Cemetery ...

The Lincoln Cemetery is located in Jefferson County. The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Birmingham.

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

Lat:   33.3498°   (33° 20' 59")

Lon:   -87.0222°   (-87° 1' 19")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Lincoln Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Beth-El Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Brighton Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Bucksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Fairington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Hickman Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Higganbotham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Highland Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Joley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Marvin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Sadlers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #26172<3>
 
Shiloh MB Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #26231
 
Smithson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Valhalla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Valley Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Virginia Mines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lincoln Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lincoln Cemetery.

Abernant   [Map]     Kimbrell   [Map]    
Adger   [Map]     Lake View   [Map]    
Bessemer   [Map]     Lipscomb   [Map]    
Brighton   [Map]     McCalla   [Map]    
Bullard Shoals   [Map]     Midfield   [Map]    
Concord   [Map]     New Village   [Map]    
Dolomite   [Map]     North Johns   [Map]    
Fairfield Village   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Green Pond   [Map]     Pleasant Grove   [Map]    
Greenwood   [Map]     Rock Creek   [Map]    
Helena   [Map]     Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]    
Hueytown   [Map]     Shannon   [Map]    
Industrial City   [Map]     Tannehill   [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 Lincoln Cemetery. The following communities are located in Jefferson County.

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

Bessemer   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lincoln Cemetery
 
Hueytown   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lincoln Cemetery

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 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 Lincoln Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bibb County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Blount County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cullman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Talladega County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121653   (Name of Record: Lincoln Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 33.3498342     Lon: -87.0222159   [Map]
Elev: 152         Map Name: McCalla

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Lincoln Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3498, Longitude: -87.0222     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lincoln 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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