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Bluewater Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bluewater 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 Bluewater Cemetery...

The Bluewater 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 Bluewater Cemetery

Lat:   34.8898°   (34° 53' 23")

Lon:   -87.4339°   (-87° 26' 2")

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


 

  Bluewater Cemetery  


  Scott Cemetery
  Peck Cemetery
  Stutts Cemetery
  Hale Cemetery
  Wright Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Pettus Cemetery
  Old Tanyard Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Perry Cemetery
  Harden Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Barkley Cemetery
  Barnett Cemetery
  Belew Cemetery
   Location verified
  Holden Cemetery
  Ingram Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Douglass Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lauderdale County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barkley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean - McNairy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harvey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ingram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bluewater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bluewater 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 Bluewater Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Corum   [Map]Killen   [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]Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Iron City (TN)   [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 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 Bluewater 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    
Hickman 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 Bluewater 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 Bluewater Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #141144   (Name of Record: Bluewater Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.8898074     Lon: -87.4339116   [Map]
Elev: 201         Map Name: Center Hill

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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: 34.8898, Longitude: -87.4339     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bluewater Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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