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(Coffee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Shearon 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 Shearon Cemetery...

The Shearon 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 Shearon Cemetery

Lat:   31.5699°   (31° 34' 11")

Lon:   -86.0327°   (-86° 1' 57")

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

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


 

  Shearon Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Shearon 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 Shearon Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Brundidge   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Luverne   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Shearon Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Beaverdam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Boutwell - Bundy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Clay Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Driskell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Hawhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Henderson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Lowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Old Sharron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Rocky Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Rosin Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Sanford - Barron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Spears Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Victoria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
White Water Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 
Wise Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Zions Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Shearon Cemetery
 
Zoar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shearon Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Shearon Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Elba   [Map]Merrill Mill   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Frisco   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Jack   [Map]Social Town   [Map]
County Line   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Troy   [Map]
Dozier   [Map]McClure 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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Shearon 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    
Escambia 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    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       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 Shearon 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 Shearon Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157735   (Name of Record: Shearon Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.5698846     Lon: -86.0327261   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Bluff Springs

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 31.5699, Longitude: -86.0327     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Shearon Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Shearon 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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