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The location of Wingard Cemetery









A visit to the Wingard Cemetery ...

The location of the Wingard Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Wingard Cemetery ...

The Wingard Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.8154°   (31° 48' 55")

Lon:   -86.1505°   (-86° 9' 1")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Wingard Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Bethel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2589003<3>
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Elam - Davidson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Greene Hills Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Hillard & Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2585939
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Petrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Smilie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Ward - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wingard Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wingard Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Wingard Cemetery.

Brantley   [Map]     McClure Town   [Map]    
Centre Ridge   [Map]     Meeksville   [Map]    
Cherokee Village   [Map]     Mossy Grove Village   [Map]    
Glenwood   [Map]     Needmore   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Orion   [Map]    
Grady   [Map]     Petrey   [Map]    
Highland Home   [Map]     Ramer   [Map]    
Honoraville   [Map]     Rutledge   [Map]    
Kent   [Map]     Social Town   [Map]    
Lapine   [Map]     Troy   [Map]    
Luverne   [Map]     Wilkinstown   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Luverne   [Map]
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wingard Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 Wingard Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bullock County:     Cyndi's
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Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
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Coffee County:     Cyndi's
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Conecuh County:     Cyndi's
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Coosa County:     Cyndi's
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Covington County:     Cyndi's
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Crenshaw County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Dale County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Dallas County:     Cyndi's
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Elmore County:     Cyndi's
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Geneva County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Houston County:     Cyndi's
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Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
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Macon County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Wilcox County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #129116   (Name of Record: Wingard Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.8154325     Lon: -86.1505133   [Map]
Elev: 155         Map Name: Petrey

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Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Wingard Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8154, Longitude: -86.1505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wingard Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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