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(Jackson County, Alabama)


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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 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 Armstrong Cemetery

Lat:   34.8867°   (34° 53' 12")

Lon:   -85.9983°   (-85° 59' 53")

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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Armstrong Cemetery  


  Champion Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  McCrary Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Sikes Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Matthews Cemetery
  Loyds Cemetery
  Haddon Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Knight Cemetery
  Dolberry Cemetery
  Matthews Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Hytop Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Helton Cemetery
  Inglis Cemetery
  Matthews Cemetery
  Rorex Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Barbee Cemetery
  Austell Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Shipp Cemetery
  Elkins Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Armstrong Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

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

Renshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rorex Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Round Cove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sikes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Talley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) 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.

Beachboro   [Map]Fairfield   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Berrys   [Map]Gray   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Bridgeport   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Richard City (TN)   [Map]
Copenhagen   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Sal City (TN)   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]New Town   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Orme (TN)   [Map]Stevenson   [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 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 Armstrong 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    
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 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 #113223   (Name of Record: Armstrong Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.8867503     Lon: -85.9983141   [Map]
Elev: 195         Map Name: Eureka

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.8867, Longitude: -85.9983     [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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches 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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