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Burton Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Burton 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 Burton Cemetery...

The Burton 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 Burton Cemetery

Lat:   34.7337°   (34° 44' 1")

Lon:   -87.7395°   (-87° 44' 22")

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


 

  Burton Cemetery  


  Vaughn Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
   Location verified
  Zion Cemetery
  Pride Cemetery
  Flint Cemetery
  Guy Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Sherrod Cemetery
  Peters Cemetery
  Colbert County Memorial Gardens
  Peters Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Community Cemetery
  Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery
  Donley Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
   Location verified
  Richardson Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Byrd Cemetery
  Smith Bottom Cemetery
  Holland Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Huff Cemetery
  Key Cemetery
  Henson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 52 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Burton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bickley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blocker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colbert County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Donley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gadd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Isbell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pearsall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Burton Cemetery.

Bainbridge   [Map]Florence   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Doubleheads Village   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Tuscumbia   [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 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 Burton 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    
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    
Prentiss 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    
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 Burton 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 Burton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #132823   (Name of Record: Burton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7337006     Lon: -87.7394752   [Map]
Elev: 176         Map Name: Tuscumbia

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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: 34.7337, Longitude: -87.7395     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Burton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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