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Selgar Family Cemetery
(Coffee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Selgar Family 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 Selgar Family Cemetery...

The Selgar Family Cemetery is located in Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.5963°   (31° 35' 46")

Lon:   -85.8647°   (-85° 51' 52")

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

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


 

  Selgar Family Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Ariton   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Brundidge   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Clio   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Daleville   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
Louisville   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Ozark   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Selgar Family Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Boutwell - Bundy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
Flowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Hawhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
New Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
Old Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Old Tabernacle Cemetery (FAG ID #25212)
 
Pea River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
Roeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
Victoria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Selgar Family Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Selgar Family Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Fort Rucker   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Frisco   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Holiday Village   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Clio   [Map]Jack   [Map]Skipperville   [Map]
Elba   [Map]Level Plains   [Map]Social Town   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Troy   [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 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 Selgar Family Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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    
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    
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    
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    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137097   (Name of Record: Selgar Family Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.5962748     Lon: -85.8646664   [Map]
Elev: 120         Map Name: Brundidge SE

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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: 31.5963, Longitude: -85.8647     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Selgar Family Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Selgar Family 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 begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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