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Armstrong Cemetery
(Etowah County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Armstrong Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Armstrong 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 Armstrong Cemetery...

The Armstrong Cemetery is located in Etowah County. The county seat for Etowah County is located in Gadsden.

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

Lat:   34.0965°   (34° 5' 47")

Lon:   -86.1866°   (-86° 11' 11")

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


 

  Armstrong Cemetery  


  Red Apple Cemetery
  Noble Hill Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Cornelius Cemetery
  Thrasher Cemetery
  Morton Chapel Cemetery
  Clear Creek Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Robbins Cemetery
  Mizell Cemetery
  Howelton Cemetery
  Walls Chapel Cemetery
  Carnes Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Ivalee Cemetery
  Hibbs Cemetery
  Dillard Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Gilland Cemetery
  Red Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Cox Cemetery
  Conn Cemetery
   Location verified
  Butler Cemetery
  Brasher Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Webb Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
   Estimated location

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Armstrong Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Altoona - Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethsaida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Conn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gallant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivalee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mizell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Noble Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Apple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Robbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Upton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walls Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Armstrong Cemetery.

Alabama City   [Map]Boaz   [Map]Ivalee   [Map]
Albertville   [Map]Clear Springs   [Map]Mountainboro   [Map]
Altoona   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Reece City   [Map]
Attalla   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Ridgeville   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Gadsden   [Map]Sardis City   [Map]
Bennettsville   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Greer   [Map]Steele   [Map]
Black Creek Falls   [Map]Horton   [Map]Walnut Grove   [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 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 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 Armstrong Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Etowah County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113222   (Name of Record: Armstrong Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Etowah
Lat: 34.096485     Lon: -86.1866435   [Map]
Elev: 277         Map Name: Howelton

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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: 34.0965, Longitude: -86.1866     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Armstrong Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Armstrong 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>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning 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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