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Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery ...

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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.

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The Location of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery...

The Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

Lat:   33.2598°   (33° 15' 35")

Lon:   -87.9524°   (-87° 57' 8")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

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


 

  Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pickens County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the Southwest (SW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Gordo   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Pickensville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Reform   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Backbone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Browns Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Carrollton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Carrollton Cemetery (FAG ID #21988)
 
Center Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Cockrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Elmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Flatwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Glen Echo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Gordo City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Greenhill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Greenhill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Hargrove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Hopewell Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Linebarge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
New Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Old Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Windle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]McShan   [Map]Union   [Map]
Foster's   [Map]Memphis   [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 turn to 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 Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pickens 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    
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      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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 Pickens County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pickens 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 Salem Primitive Baptist Church 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 Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138758   (Name of Record: Salem Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.2598414     Lon: -87.9525202   [Map]
Elev: 88         Map Name: Gordo

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2598, Longitude: -87.9524     [Map].

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<2>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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