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Antioch Cemetery #1
(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Antioch Cemetery #1 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 Antioch Cemetery #1...

The Antioch Cemetery #1 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 Antioch Cemetery #1

Lat:   34.9334°   (34° 56' 0")

Lon:   -86.9917°   (-86° 59' 30")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Antioch Cemetery #1 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 Antioch Cemetery #1.

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.


 

  Antioch Cemetery #1  


  Brown Cemetery (TN)
  Cunningham Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Trotter Cemetery (TN)
  Legg Cemetery (AL)
  Payne Cemetery (AL)
  Dupree Cemetery (AL)
  Harlow Cemetery (AL)
  New Garden Cemetery (AL)
  Legg Cemetery (AL)
  Montgomery Cemetery (AL)
  Hodges Cemetery (AL)
  Collier Cemetery (AL)
  Pettusville Church Cemetery (AL)
  Nelson Cemetery (AL)
  Bailes Cemetery (AL)
  Witty Cemetery (AL)
  Hightower Cemetery (AL)
  Mitchell Cemetery (AL)
  Robinson Cemetery (AL)
  Gray Cemetery (AL)
  Morris Cemetery (AL)
  Hughey Cemetery (AL)
  Adams Cemetery (AL)
  Myers Cemetery (AL)
  Smith Cemetery (AL)
  Malone Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Antioch Cemetery #1. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bridgforth Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Case Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cunningham Cemetery (FAG ID #22392)

Cylone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daly Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fielding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hasting Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hightower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Neely Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettusville Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phoenix Chapel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Polar Hill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reunion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scrouge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Slave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sylone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sylone Cemetery (FAG ID #22401)

Trotter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitfield Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery #1
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Antioch Cemetery #1.

Anderson   [Map]Clifton   [Map]Garner   [Map]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Green Field (TN)   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Harvest   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Toney   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Estep   [Map]Wheelerton (TN)   [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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Antioch Cemetery #1:

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    
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 Antioch Cemetery #1 ...

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 Antioch Cemetery #1.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163663   (Name of Record: Antioch Cemetery Number One)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.9334184     Lon: -86.9916743   [Map]
Elev: 248         Map Name: Elkmont

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

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: 34.9334, Longitude: -86.9917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Antioch Cemetery #1 have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Antioch Cemetery #1 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' distance that begins in . 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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