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(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Cannon Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Cannon 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 Cannon Cemetery...

The Cannon Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.2956°   (34° 17' 44")

Lon:   -85.5952°   (-85° 35' 42")

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

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


 

  Cannon Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Cedar Bluff   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Centre   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Collinsville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Cannon Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Fort Payne   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cannon Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Black Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Calcedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Cedar Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Chesnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Alexis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Hardman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Henderson - Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Mosely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Oak Bowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Randall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Sand Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Stories Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Tuckers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Waterhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cannon Cemetery
 
Welcome Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cannon Cemetery

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 Cannon Cemetery.

Alpine   [Map]Coosa (GA)   [Map]Leesburg   [Map]
Berry Springs   [Map]Cordell   [Map]Lickskillet   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Dog Town   [Map]Lyerly (GA)   [Map]
Broomtown   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Menlo (GA)   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Fort Payne   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Cedar Springs   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Pine Ridge   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Grantville   [Map]Sand Rock   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [Map]Turkey Town   [Map]
Coloma   [Map]Kirk's Grove   [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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Cannon Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115583   (Name of Record: Cannon Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.2956476     Lon: -85.5952403   [Map]
Elev: 210         Map Name: Gaylesville

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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: 34.2956, Longitude: -85.5952     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cannon Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cannon 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 starting 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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