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The location of Allen Cemetery









A visit to the Allen Cemetery ...

The location of the Allen 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 Allen Cemetery ...

The Allen Cemetery is located in Santa Rosa County. The county seat for Santa Rosa County is located in Milton.

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

Lat:   30.7352°   (30° 44' 6")

Lon:   -87.0405°   (-87° 2' 25")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Allen Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Santa Rosa County.

Chavers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Hickory Hammock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Lewis Williams Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #72766<3>
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Milton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Old Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Pine View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Pleasant Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Serenity Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Walling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Allen Cemetery.

Bagdad   [Map]     Holt   [Map]    
Baker   [Map]     Jay   [Map]    
Barrineau Park   [Map]     McDavid   [Map]    
Belandville   [Map]     Milligan   [Map]    
Brent   [Map]     Milton   [Map]    
Cannon Town   [Map]     Molino   [Map]    
Cantonment   [Map]     Navarre   [Map]    
Century   [Map]     Otahite   [Map]    
Ensley   [Map]     Pace   [Map]    
Ferry Pass   [Map]     Pensacola   [Map]    
Flomaton (AL)   [Map]     Pine Barren   [Map]    
Galt City   [Map]     Pollard (AL)   [Map]    
Gonzalez   [Map]     Riverview (AL)   [Map]    
Goulding   [Map]     Tristan Village   [Map]    
Harold   [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 Allen Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Santa Rosa County.

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

Bagdad   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Cantonment   [Map]
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Flomaton   [Map]
 - Located in Escambia County (AL)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Jay   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Milligan   [Map]
 - Located in Okaloosa County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Molino   [Map]
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Navarre   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 
Pensacola   [Map]
 - Located in Escambia County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery

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 and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Allen Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Florida:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Santa Rosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Conecuh County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Escambia County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Escambia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Okaloosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Florida:

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

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 Florida

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Allen 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 Allen Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #277755   (Name of Record: Allen Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Santa Rosa
Lat: 30.7351897     Lon: -87.0405217   [Map]
Elev: 61         Map Name: Milton North

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Florida

About Santa Rosa County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Santa Rosa County: www.co.santa-rosa.fl.us/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Allen Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7352, Longitude: -87.0405     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Allen 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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