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Brushy Creek Cemetery
(Cullman County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Brushy Creek 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 Brushy Creek Cemetery...

The Brushy Creek Cemetery is located in Cullman County. The county seat for Cullman County is located in Cullman.

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

Lat:   34.0573°   (34° 3' 26")

Lon:   -86.9797°   (-86° 58' 46")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Brushy Creek 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 Brushy Creek 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Brushy Creek Cemetery  


  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Logan Cemetery
  Beech Grove Cemetery
  Hartwic Cemetery
  Ryans Creek Cemetery
  Prospect Cemetery
  Johnson Grove Cemetery
  Shedd Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Sharon Grove Cemetery
  Persimmon Grove Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Kinneys Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Hope Cemetery
  Shelton Grove Cemetery
  Livingston Chapel Cemetery
  Addington Chapel Cemetery
  Sulphur Springs Cemetery
  Dorsey Creek Cemetery
  Bowmans Chapel Cemetery
  Cold Springs Cemetery
  Calvert Cemetery
  McDonald Cemetery
  Valley Springs Cemetery
  Mt. Joy Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Brushy Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Addington Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethsadia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowmans Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Calvert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cold Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dorsey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emeus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hartwic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kinneys Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Livingston Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Persimmon Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ryans Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharon Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shedd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Brushy Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Brushy Creek Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Crane Hill   [Map]Logan   [Map]
Arkadelphia   [Map]Creel   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Arley   [Map]Cullman   [Map]Red Hill   [Map]
Baltimore   [Map]Dodge City   [Map]Smoke Rise   [Map]
Bangor   [Map]East Point   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Blount Springs   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]
Bremen   [Map]Good Hope   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Hanceville   [Map]White City   [Map]
Colony   [Map]Houston   [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 websites either 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 Brushy Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cullman County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah 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    
Jefferson 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cullman County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cullman 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 Brushy Creek 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 Brushy Creek Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #134871   (Name of Record: Brushy Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cullman
Lat: 34.0573237     Lon: -86.9797262   [Map]
Elev: 155         Map Name: Trimble

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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: 34.0573, Longitude: -86.9797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brushy Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Brushy Creek 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 begins 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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