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Blythe Memorial Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Blythe Memorial 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 Blythe Memorial Cemetery...

The Blythe Memorial 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 Blythe Memorial Cemetery

Lat:   34.6551°   (34° 39' 18")

Lon:   -87.5292°   (-87° 31' 45")

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


 

  Blythe Memorial Cemetery  


  Cole Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Adams Cemetery
  Ricks Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  LaGrange Cemetery
  Madding Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Aycock Cemetery
  String Cemetery
  Glendale Cemetery
  Jenkins Cemetery
  Mayers Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Leigh Cemetery
  Ligon Cemetery
  Gargis Cemetery
  Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Gunn Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bickley Cemetery
  Roden Cemetery
  Rand Cemetery
  Gargis Cemetery
  Preuit Cemetery
  King Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beavers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethsaida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Bickley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blocker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bob Saint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location is estimated<4>
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gargas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glendale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
LaGrange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Love Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Masterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location has been verified
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blythe Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blythe Memorial 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 Blythe Memorial Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Florence   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Killen   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Mount Hope   [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 - 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 Blythe Memorial 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    
Franklin 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    
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    
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    
Prentiss 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    
Lincoln 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 Blythe Memorial 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 Blythe Memorial Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #114625   (Name of Record: Blythe Memorial Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.6550908     Lon: -87.5291929   [Map]
Elev: 180         Map Name: Leighton

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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: 34.6551, Longitude: -87.5292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blythe Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Blythe Memorial 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 starting from . 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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<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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