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Bynum Cemetery
(Blount County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bynum 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 Bynum Cemetery...

The Bynum Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Oneonta.

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

Lat:   34.0159°   (34° 0' 57")

Lon:   -86.3842°   (-86° 23' 3")

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


 

  Bynum Cemetery  


  Gunter Cemetery
  Blackwood Cemetery
  Lamb Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Bird Cemetery
  Altoona Cemetery
  Cornelius Cemetery
  Moody Cemetery
  Hood Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Moodys Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Daileys Chapel Cemetery
  Ellison Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Altoona - Walnut Grove Cemetery
  Valley View Cemetery
  Robbins Cemetery
  Oakhill Cemetery
  Painter Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Mauldin Cemetery
  Sauls Cemetery
  Clements Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bynum Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Altoona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Altoona - Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daileys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ellison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mauldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moodys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Painter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bynum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bynum Cemetery.

Allgood   [Map]Cleveland   [Map]Horton   [Map]
Altoona   [Map]Craig   [Map]Ivalee   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Deavers   [Map]Nectar   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Oneonta   [Map]
Bird   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Rosa   [Map]
Blountsville   [Map]Fowler   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Steele   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Highland Lake   [Map]Straight Mountain   [Map]
Clear Springs   [Map]Hoods Crossroads   [Map]Susan Moore   [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 start 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 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 Bynum Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan 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    
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 Blount County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Blount 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 Bynum 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 Bynum Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163849   (Name of Record: Bynum Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 34.0159306     Lon: -86.3841501   [Map]
Elev: 262         Map Name: Clarence

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The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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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: 34.0159, Longitude: -86.3842     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bynum Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bynum 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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