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Adams Cemetery
(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Adams Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Adams Cemetery...

The Adams Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.9562°   (34° 57' 22")

Lon:   -87.0783°   (-87° 4' 41")

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

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

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Adams Cemetery  


  Stella Cemetery (TN)
  Craig Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery (TN)
  Tedd Cemetery (AL)
  White Cemetery (TN)
  Smith Cemetery (AL)
  Shoal Bluff Cemetery (TN)
  Salem Cemetery (AL)
  Case Cemetery (TN)
  Cunningham Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Brown Cemetery (TN)
  Legg Cemetery (AL)
  Hesters Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  St. Mark Cemetery (AL)
  Gaston Cemetery (AL)
  Dupree Cemetery (AL)
  Legg Cemetery (AL)
  Antioch Cemetery #1 (AL)
  Hightower Cemetery (AL)
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Elledge Cemetery (AL)
  Collier Cemetery (AL)
  Browning Cemetery (AL)
  Nelson Cemetery (AL)
  Smith Cemetery (AL)
  Grigsby Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Adams Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery #1   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Case Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cunningham Cemetery (FAG ID #22392)

Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gooch Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hesters Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hightower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kedron Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shoal Bluff Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stella Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tedd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trotter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Adams Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Adams Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Clifton   [Map]Fall River (TN)   [Map]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Corum   [Map]Green Field (TN)   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Estep   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Adams Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hickman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #112921   (Name of Record: Adams Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.9561955     Lon: -87.0783442   [Map]
Elev: 182         Map Name: Salem

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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: 34.9562, Longitude: -87.0783     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Adams Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Adams 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning 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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