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Basden Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Basden 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 Basden Cemetery...

The Basden 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 Basden Cemetery

Lat:   34.6526°   (34° 39' 9")

Lon:   -87.8459°   (-87° 50' 45")

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


 

  Basden Cemetery  


  Barton Cemetery
  Holland Cemetery
  Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Huff Cemetery
  Mountain Mills Cemetery
  Old Newsom Springs Cemetery
  Greenhill Cemetery
  New Bethel Memorial Cemetery
  Gibbs Cemetery
  McCollough Cemetery
  Pride Cemetery
  Underwood Cemetery
  Sherrod Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Donley Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Keeton Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Rutland Cemetery
  Bolton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Byrd Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
   Location verified
  McCaig Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Newsom Springs Cemetery
  Frankfort Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Basden Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Donley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gadd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Underwood Coondog Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCaig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCollough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Watkins Cemetery (FAG ID #26961)

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Basden Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Basden Cemetery.

Bainbridge   [Map]Denton   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Florence   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Wilson Dam   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Littleville   [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 visit 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 - 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 Basden 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:

Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Walker 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    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy 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 Basden 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 Basden Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113537   (Name of Record: Basden Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.6525918     Lon: -87.8458673   [Map]
Elev: 199         Map Name: Pride

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: 34.6526, Longitude: -87.8459     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Basden Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Basden 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 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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