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(Monroe County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Shiloh Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Shiloh 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 Shiloh Cemetery...

The Shiloh Cemetery is located in Monroe County. The county seat for Monroe County is located in Monroeville.

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

Lat:   31.7199°   (31° 43' 11")

Lon:   -87.2761°   (-87° 16' 33")

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

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


 

  Shiloh Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Camden   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 
Frisco City   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Lower Peach Tree   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 
Monroeville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Pine Apple   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Shiloh Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Monroe County.

Amity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Apple Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Basidonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Bryant - Deer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Buena Vista Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
New Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Old Scotland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Pineview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Pineville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Pineville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Red Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
St. Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Savannah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Turkestan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
Turnbull Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Shiloh Cemetery
 
York Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Shiloh Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Shiloh Cemetery.

Beatrice   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Perdue Hill   [Map]
Bermuda   [Map]Lovan   [Map]Peterman   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Lower Peach Tree   [Map]Pine Apple   [Map]
Burnt Corn   [Map]McWilliams   [Map]Pine Orchard   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Mexia   [Map]Scratch Ankle   [Map]
Coy   [Map]Monroeville   [Map]Tunnel Springs   [Map]
Finchburg   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]Vredenburgh   [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 - you should note 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 Shiloh Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Conecuh 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805721   (Name of Record: Shiloh Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 31.7198779     Lon: -87.2760984   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Natchez

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Monroe County

About Alabama

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: 31.7199, Longitude: -87.2761     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Shiloh Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Shiloh 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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