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Burton Cemetery
(Walker 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 Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.8040°   (33° 48' 14")

Lon:   -87.0828°   (-87° 4' 58")

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  


  Corinth Cemetery
  Sipsey Cemetery
   Location verified
  Tidwell Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Aaron Cemetery
  Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mauldin Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Porter Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
   Location verified
  John Porter Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bolden Cemetery
   Location verified
  Drummond Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Boldo Cemetery
  New Horizon Memorial Gardens
  Phillips Cemetery
  Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Lawler Cemetery
  New Canaan Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Samaria Cemetery
  Brasfield Cemetery
   Location verified
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  Adams Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 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 Walker County.

Aaron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arkadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bagley Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Boldo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Brasfield Cemetery (FAG ID #2168058)

Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drummond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Porter Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the John Porter Family Cemetery (FAG ID #25611)

Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mauldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinley Chapel Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Cedrum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Horizon Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Samaria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location has been verified
Shanghai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sipsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burton Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - 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 Burton Cemetery.

Arkadelphia   [Map]Dora   [Map]Quinton   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Empire   [Map]Red Hill   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Graysville   [Map]Robbins Crossroads   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Sayre   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Corner   [Map]Parrish   [Map]Sumiton   [Map]
Creel   [Map]Powellville   [Map]Twilley Town   [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 turn to 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 Burton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman 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    
Lamar 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    
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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa 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 Walker County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Walker 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 #142288   (Name of Record: Burton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.803994     Lon: -87.0827787   [Map]
Elev: 117         Map Name: Sipsey

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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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: 33.8040, Longitude: -87.0828     [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 starts 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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