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Pea River Cemetery
(Barbour County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pea River 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 Pea River Cemetery...

The Pea River Cemetery is located in Barbour County. The county seat for Barbour County is located in Clayton.

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

Lat:   31.7385°   (31° 44' 18")

Lon:   -85.6022°   (-85° 36' 7")

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

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


 

  Pea River Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Abbeville   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 
Ariton   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Brundidge   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Clio   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Louisville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Ozark   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pea River Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Danner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Dansby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Helms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Pea River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Richland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pea River Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Sutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Sykes Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pea River Cemetery
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pea River Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pea River Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Clio   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]
Baker Hill   [Map]Clopton   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Frisco   [Map]Perote   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Graball   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Skipperville   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Louisville   [Map]Smuteye   [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 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 Pea River Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Barbour County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler 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    
Covington 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    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston 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    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph 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 Barbour County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Barbour 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 Pea River 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 Pea River Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #134812   (Name of Record: Pea River Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 31.7384971     Lon: -85.6021642   [Map]
Elev: 156         Map Name: Clio

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Barbour County

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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: 31.7385, Longitude: -85.6022     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pea River Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pea River 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 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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