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(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Meadow Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Meadow 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 Meadow Cemetery...

The Meadow Cemetery is located in Lowndes County. The county seat for Lowndes County is located in Hayneville.

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

Lat:   32.2935°   (32° 17' 36")

Lon:   -86.5969°   (-86° 35' 48")

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

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


 

  Meadow Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Benton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Hayneville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Millbrook   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Meadow Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Prattville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Meadow Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Meadow Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Davis Cemetery (FAG ID #22459)
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Fair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Fair Cemetery (FAG ID #22727)
 
Fice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Haigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Hayneville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Hope Well Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
McQueen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McQueen Cemetery (FAG ID #2434568)
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Wooten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Yankee Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meadow Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Meadow Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Meadow Cemetery.

Autaugaville   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Mosses   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]Tyler   [Map]
Gibbons   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
Gibbs Village   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Young Forte Village   [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 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 Meadow Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lowndes County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh 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    
Dallas 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    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122614   (Name of Record: Meadow Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.2934728     Lon: -86.5969211   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Lowndesboro

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Lowndes County

About Alabama

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: 32.2935, Longitude: -86.5969     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Meadow Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Meadow 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' distance starting from . 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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<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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