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Barkley Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Barkley 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 Barkley Cemetery...

The Barkley Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.8543°   (34° 51' 15")

Lon:   -87.4109°   (-87° 24' 39")

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


 

  Barkley Cemetery  


  Crow Cemetery
  Harvey Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Whitehead Cemetery
  Barnett Cemetery
  Harden Cemetery
  Holden Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Bluewater Cemetery
  Belew Cemetery
   Location verified
  Rice Cemetery
  Ingram Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Thornton Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Thornton Cemetery
  Peck Cemetery
  Douglass Cemetery
  Hale Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Dean - McNairy Cemetery
  Old Tanyard Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 76 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Barkley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bluewater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Civitan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean - McNairy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqual Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haraway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harvey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ingram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Romine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oliver - Bedingfield Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Barkley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - 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 Barkley Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Corum   [Map]Leighton   [Map]
Arnot   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Estep   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Belew   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Green Hill   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Killen   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [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 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 Barkley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale 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    
Lawrence 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    
Marion 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    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henderson 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    
Perry 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 Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale 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 Barkley 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 Barkley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113478   (Name of Record: Barkley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.8542527     Lon: -87.4108557   [Map]
Elev: 167         Map Name: Wheeler Dam

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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: 34.8543, Longitude: -87.4109     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Barkley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Barkley 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 that stretches from . 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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