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Cantrell Cemetery
(Winston County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Cantrell 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 five sections:

The Location of the Cantrell Cemetery...

The Cantrell Cemetery is located in Winston County. The county seat for Winston County is located in Double Springs.

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

Lat:   34.2011°   (34° 12' 3")

Lon:   -87.2417°   (-87° 14' 30")

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


 

  Cantrell Cemetery  


  Holmes Chapel Cemetery
  Suddeth Cemetery
  Freeman Cemetery
  Barnett Chapel Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
  Williams - Everett Cemetery
  Inmanfield Church Cemetery
  Williams Chapel Cemetery
  Northside Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Houston Church of God Cemetery
  Dragout Cemetery
  Old Houston Cemetery
  Freeman - Williams Cemetery
  Kemp Baptist Church Cemetery
  Alston Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bailey Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Littles Cemetery
  Addison Church of God Cemetery
   Location verified
  Houston Union Church Cemetery
  Wilkins Cemetery
  Houston Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery
  Fairview Missionary Baptist Church #2 Cemetery
  Houston Baptist Church Cemetery
  Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Burdick Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cantrell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Addison Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Alston Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Arley Congregational Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnett Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burdick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curtis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dragout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Fairview Missionary Baptist Church #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman - Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hadder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hamner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hefner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holmes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Union Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Inmanfield Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kemp Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Littles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lowrimore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McClinton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Northside Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill #1 Community Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis #2 Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shadix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Suddeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trussell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams - Everett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cantrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Cantrell Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Double Springs   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Arley   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Grayson   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Bremen   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Houston   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Lacon   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Logan   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]
Crane Hill   [Map]Lynn   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Wren   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Muck City   [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 begin with 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 - 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 Cantrell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Winston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman 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    
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    
Madison 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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Winston County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.2011, Longitude: -87.2417     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cantrell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cantrell 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 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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