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Mount Gilead Cemetery
(Muscogee County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Mt. Gilead Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Gilead 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery...

The Mt. Gilead Cemetery is located in Muscogee County. The county seat for Muscogee County is located in Columbus.

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

Lat:   32.5857°   (32° 35' 8")

Lon:   -84.9466°   (-84° 56' 47")

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

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


 

  Mt. Gilead Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Columbus   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Fort Benning   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Chattahoochee County
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Phenix City   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Bealwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Bethel Mission Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County (AL)
 
Bingham Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Bruce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Clowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Colored Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Ellerslie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Ellerslie Cemetery (FAG ID #33795)
 
Green Acres Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Jenkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Lk. View Memory Gardens (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County (AL)
 
Linwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Mealing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Park Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Philadelphia Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County (AL)
 
Pierce Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pine Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2189996)
 
Porterdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Riverdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Russel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Water Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

Baker Village   [Map]Fontaine Village (AL)   [Map]Phenix City (AL)   [Map]
Bibb City   [Map]Fort Benning   [Map]Pine Lake   [Map]
Cataula   [Map]Fortson   [Map]Pine Mountain Valley   [Map]
City Village   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Prince Crossroads (AL)   [Map]
Columbus   [Map]Heineburg Village   [Map]Smith's Station (AL)   [Map]
Crawford (AL)   [Map]Ladonia (AL)   [Map]Smiths (AL)   [Map]
Ellerslie   [Map]Midland   [Map]Upatoi   [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 start with 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 - 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Muscogee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattahoochee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crawford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meriwether County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Schley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stewart County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talbot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mt. Gilead 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #318636   (Name of Record: Mount Gilead Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Muscogee
Lat: 32.5856941     Lon: -84.9465987   [Map]
Elev: 161         Map Name: Fortson

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.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: 32.5857, Longitude: -84.9466     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Gilead Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Gilead 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 starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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