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(Pike County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Sanders 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 Sanders Cemetery...

The Sanders Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.9310°   (31° 55' 51")

Lon:   -86.1177°   (-86° 7' 3")

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

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


 

  Sanders Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Brundidge   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Luverne   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sanders Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Fannin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Frazer - McLeod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Hills Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 
Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
McNeil - Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Orion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Petrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Sentell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sanders Cemetery
 
Wingard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sanders Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Sanders Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]Lapine   [Map]Orion   [Map]
Goshen   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Grady   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Highland Home   [Map]Meeksville   [Map]Ramer   [Map]
Honoraville   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Kent   [Map]Needmore   [Map]Social 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 turn to 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 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 Sanders Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Conecuh 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore 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    
Lowndes 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    
Russell 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 Pike County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pike 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 Sanders 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 Sanders Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #126340   (Name of Record: Sanders Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.9309855     Lon: -86.1177358   [Map]
Elev: 155         Map Name: Ansley

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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: 31.9310, Longitude: -86.1177     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sanders Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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