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(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Cal Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Cal Cemetery...

The Cal 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 Cal Cemetery

Lat:   34.7109°   (34° 42' 39")

Lon:   -87.4314°   (-87° 25' 53")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Cal Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Cal Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Colbert County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Cal Cemetery.

Courtland   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Leighton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Town Creek   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cal Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Bain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Blackground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Blythe Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Lyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24734)
 
Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Roden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cal Cemetery
 
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Tweedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cal Cemetery
 
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cal Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County

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 Cal Cemetery.

Atlas   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Avoca   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Elgin   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Killen   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Wilson Dam   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Mehama   [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 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 Cal Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Cal 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 Cal Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115383   (Name of Record: Cal Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7109227     Lon: -87.4314126   [Map]
Elev: 161         Map Name: Town Creek

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Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Colbert County

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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: 34.7109, Longitude: -87.4314     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cal Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cal 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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