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(Geneva County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Spring Creek 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 Spring Creek Cemetery...

The Spring Creek Cemetery is located in Geneva County. The county seat for Geneva County is located in Geneva.

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

Lat:   31.0402°   (31° 2' 24")

Lon:   -85.7522°   (-85° 45' 7")

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

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


 

  Spring Creek Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Daleville   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Geneva   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Graceville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 
Hartford   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Samson   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Slocomb   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Spring Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Double Springs Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 
East Pittman Baptist Church Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the East Pittman Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2290024)
 
Eunola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Geneva City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Hartford City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Hurricane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Lees Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Pate Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 
Pleasant Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Pondtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Spike Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Whaley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 
Whitewater Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spring Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 
Wright Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Spring Creek Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Spring Creek Cemetery.

Battens Crossroads   [Map]Coffee Springs   [Map]Hartford   [Map]
Bellwood   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Malvern   [Map]
Black   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Merritts Crossroads   [Map]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]Esto (FL)   [Map]Noma (FL)   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Eunola   [Map]Scranton   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Geneva   [Map]Slocomb   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Graceville (FL)   [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 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 Spring Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Geneva County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee 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    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bay County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County (FL):       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    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1926897   (Name of Record: Spring Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Geneva
Lat: 31.0401792     Lon: -85.7521552   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Geneva East

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Geneva 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: 31.0402, Longitude: -85.7522     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Spring Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Spring Creek 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 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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<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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