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Barton Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Barton 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 Barton Cemetery...

The Barton Cemetery is located in Colbert County. The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia.

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

Lat:   34.7365°   (34° 44' 11")

Lon:   -87.8828°   (-87° 52' 58")

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


 

  Barton Cemetery  


  Perkins Cemetery
  Key Cemetery
  Athens City Cemetery
  Mountain Mills Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Gibbs Cemetery
  Rowell Cemetery
  Greenhill Cemetery
  Cunningham Cemetery
  Pride Cemetery
  Malone Cemetery
  Davis Temple Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Sherrod Cemetery
  Rutland Cemetery
  Keeton Cemetery
  Cherokee Cemetery
  Rutland Cemetery
  Cherokee Cemetery
  McCaig Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  New Newsom Springs Cemetery
  Watkins Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Newsom Springs Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Basden Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Barton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Athens City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Basden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCaig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Watkins Cemetery (FAG ID #26961)

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Barton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - 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 Barton Cemetery.

Bainbridge   [Map]Denton   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Florence   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Crows Camp   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Waterloo   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Wilson Dam   [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 like to start with 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 Barton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Limestone 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    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tippah County (MS):       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    
McNairy 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 Colbert County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Colbert 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 Barton 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 Barton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113527   (Name of Record: Barton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7364789     Lon: -87.8828122   [Map]
Elev: 147         Map Name: Barton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.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: 34.7365, Longitude: -87.8828     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Barton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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