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(Bullock County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mason Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mason 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 Mason Cemetery...

The Mason Cemetery is located in Bullock County. The county seat for Bullock County is located in Union Springs.

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

Lat:   32.1352°   (32° 8' 6")

Lon:   -85.7230°   (-85° 43' 22")

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

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


 

  Mason Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Hurtsboro   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mason Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 
Tuskegee   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Union Springs   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mason Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mason Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Cornerstone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Haines Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mason Cemetery
 
High Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Inverness Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Ivory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Kendrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Lydia Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Mallard Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
McGrady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Moultrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Mt. Azure Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mason Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Mt. Azure Cemetery (FAG ID #24587)
 
Ox Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Paulk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Peniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Penile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Perpetual Care Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Ridgeley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mason Cemetery
 
St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mason Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mason Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Three Notch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Walter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mason Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mason Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mason Cemetery.

Armstrong   [Map]Hardaway   [Map]Perote   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Smuteye   [Map]
Comer   [Map]Meeksville   [Map]Spring Hill   [Map]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]Midway   [Map]Three Notch   [Map]
Fort Davis   [Map]Needmore   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
Franklin   [Map]Orion   [Map]Union Springs   [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 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 Mason Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Bullock County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry 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    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122360   (Name of Record: Mason Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bullock
Lat: 32.1351495     Lon: -85.7230051   [Map]
Elev: 157         Map Name: Union Springs

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 32.1352, Longitude: -85.7230     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mason Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mason 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . 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>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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