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Allen Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Allen 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 Allen Cemetery...

The Allen Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.8798°   (34° 52' 47")

Lon:   -85.9633°   (-85° 57' 47")

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


 

  Allen Cemetery  


  Champion Cemetery
  Austell Cemetery
  McCrary Cemetery
  Shipp Cemetery
  Sikes Cemetery
  Russell Cemetery
  Matthews Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Haddon Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Knight Cemetery
  Loyds Cemetery
  Matthews Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Helton Cemetery
  Inglis Cemetery
  Carr Cemetery
  Rorex Cemetery
  Matthews Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Allison Cemetery
  Roach Cemetery
  Longacre Cemetery
   Location verified
  Kyles Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Allen Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin - Cameron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Champion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dolberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haddon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hytop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Inglis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jacoway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Knight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longacre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCrary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #25518)

Renshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rorex Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sikes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Talley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Walker - Arnold Cemetery (FAG ID #2454684)

Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Allen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Allen Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Fackler   [Map]Orme (TN)   [Map]
Berrys   [Map]Fairfield   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Bridgeport   [Map]Gray   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Copenhagen   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Richard City (TN)   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Sal City (TN)   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]New Town   [Map]Skyline   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone 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    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee 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    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Rutherford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Warren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jackson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jackson 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 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 #113002   (Name of Record: Allen Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.8798055     Lon: -85.9633129   [Map]
Elev: 194         Map Name: Eureka

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.8798, Longitude: -85.9633     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Allen Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Allen 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 from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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