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(Wilcox County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Old St. Francis Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Saint Francis 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 St. Francis Cemetery...

The Old St. Francis Cemetery is located in Wilcox County. The county seat for Wilcox County is located in Camden.

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

Lat:   32.0460°   (32° 2' 45")

Lon:   -87.3605°   (-87° 21' 37")

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


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Camden   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Lower Peach Tree   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Thomaston   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Wilcox County.

Becks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Bones Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Bridges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Burford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Hotel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Irby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
McIntosh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
McMillan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Mendenhall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Pettway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Pigeonfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Pledger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Prairie Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Sand Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Sandhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Sodom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Tait Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Wheeler Quarter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old St. Francis Cemetery

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 Old St. Francis Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Coy   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Anne Manie   [Map]Ellison   [Map]Pine Hill   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Kimbrough   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Boykin   [Map]Lower Peach Tree   [Map]Snow Hill   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]Vineland   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]Vredenburgh   [Map]
Catherine   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]Yellow Bluff   [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 - 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 Old St. Francis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wilcox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler 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    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas 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      
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124241   (Name of Record: Old Saint Francis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wilcox
Lat: 32.04598     Lon: -87.360549   [Map]
Elev: 68         Map Name: Camden North

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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: 32.0460, Longitude: -87.3605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old St. Francis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old St. Francis 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 that stretches 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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