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(Sumter County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Old Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Old 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 Old Cemetery...

The Old Cemetery is located in Sumter County. The county seat for Sumter County is located in Livingston.

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

Lat:   32.8146°   (32° 48' 52")

Lon:   -88.1492°   (-88° 8' 57")

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

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


 

  Old Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Epes   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Old Cemetery
 
Eutaw   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Forkland   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Old Cemetery
 
Geiger   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Cemetery
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Old Cemetery
 
Scooba   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Kemper County (MS)
 
York   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Old Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethsalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Boatright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Boligee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Cooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Demount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Gotes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Hutchenson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Cemetery
 
Kirksey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Cemetery
 
McInnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Old Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Cemetery
 
Odd Fellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Old Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Souls Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Cemetery
 
Speed Quarters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Cemetery.

Bethel   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Scooba (MS)   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Sledge   [Map]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]Geiger   [Map]Union   [Map]
Emelle   [Map]Livingston   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Epes   [Map]Moore Town   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Old Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Sumter 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    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lamar 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (MS):       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    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124204   (Name of Record: Old Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sumter
Lat: 32.8145752     Lon: -88.1491912   [Map]
Elev: 46         Map Name: Gainesville

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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: 32.8146, Longitude: -88.1492     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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