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(Elmore County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Sheppard Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Sheppard 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 Sheppard Cemetery...

The Sheppard Cemetery is located in Elmore County. The county seat for Elmore County is located in Wetumpka.

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

Lat:   32.6149°   (32° 36' 53")

Lon:   -86.1077°   (-86° 6' 27")

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

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


 

  Sheppard Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Eclectic   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Elmore   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Erie - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Millbrook   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Wetumpka   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheppard Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sheppard Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Elmore County.

Bachelor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Bachelor Cemetery (FAG ID #21428)
 
Bullard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
China Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Faith Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Faith Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2290081)
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Harwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Little Flock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Mann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Marshall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Cemetery (FAG ID #2283861)
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Pine View Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2193375)
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #2209100)
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Thelma Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Thelma Baptist Cemetery (FAG ID #2283859)
 
Thrash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Tunnell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Wall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Watson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 
Wetumpka Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wetumpka Church of God Cemetery (FAG ID #2269876)
 
Wetumpka City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheppard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wetumpka City Cemetery (FAG ID #410918)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Sheppard Cemetery.

Benson   [Map]Equality   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Erie   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Fusihatchi   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Coosada   [Map]Holtville   [Map]Sunshine Village   [Map]
Deatsville   [Map]Kent   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
Eclectic   [Map]Mount Meigs   [Map]Titus   [Map]
Elmore   [Map]New Town   [Map]Waugh   [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 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 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 Sheppard Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Elmore County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas 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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #126693   (Name of Record: Sheppard Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Elmore
Lat: 32.6148541     Lon: -86.1077434   [Map]
Elev: 133         Map Name: Claud

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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: 32.6149, Longitude: -86.1077     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sheppard Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Sheppard 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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