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Shady Grove African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Cemetery
(Quitman County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2233598)

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.

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The Location of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery...

The Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery is located in Quitman County. The county seat for Quitman County is located in Georgetown.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery

Lat:   31.8378°   (31° 50' 16")

Lon:   -85.0813°   (-85° 4' 52")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery.

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


 

  Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Quitman County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery.

Abbeville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County (AL)
 
Cuthbert   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Eufaula   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
Fort Gaines   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
Fairview Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Haven of Rest Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
McGee Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
Memory Garden Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
Methvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County (AL)
 
Mt. Olive Missioanry Baptist CHurch Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County (AL)
 
New Lowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
New Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
Old Pataula Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 
Pataula Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. James Cemetery (FAG ID #36749)
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)
 
Shorte Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County (AL)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery.

Abbeville (AL)   [Map]Comer (AL)   [Map]Lumpkin   [Map]
Baker Hill (AL)   [Map]Cottonton (AL)   [Map]Morris   [Map]
Bellville   [Map]Cuthbert   [Map]Mount Zion   [Map]
Big Eddy (AL)   [Map]Eufaula (AL)   [Map]Omaha   [Map]
Bluffton   [Map]Fort Gaines   [Map]Pittsview (AL)   [Map]
Clayton (AL)   [Map]Georgetown   [Map]Screamer (AL)   [Map]
Clopton (AL)   [Map]Glenville (AL)   [Map]Shorterville (AL)   [Map]
Coleman   [Map]Graball (AL)   [Map]Spring Hill (AL)   [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 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 Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Quitman 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      
Coffee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston 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    
Pike 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    
Baker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattahoochee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dougherty County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Early County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miller County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muscogee 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    
Terrell 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 Quitman County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Georgia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Georgia
Find-A-Grave:     The Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2233598)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Georgia

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 Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2233598

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Shady Grove AME Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8378, Longitude: -85.0813     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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