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Carr Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Carr 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 Carr Cemetery...

The Carr Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.8870°   (34° 53' 13")

Lon:   -85.8872°   (-85° 53' 13")

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


 

  Carr Cemetery  


  Sikes Cemetery
  Greer Cemetery
  Jacoway Cemetery
  Potts Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
  Burch Cemetery
  Talley Cemetery
  Wimberley Cemetery
  McMahan Cemetery
  Shipp Cemetery
  Austin - Cameron Cemetery
  Cawlfield Cemetery
  Hackworth Cemetery
  Foshee Cemetery
  Matthews Cemetery
  Russell Cemetery
  Brown - Cox Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Helton Cemetery
  Loyds Cemetery
  Cargile Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Cargile Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Carr Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbott Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin - Cameron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown - Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caperton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cawlfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Champion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foshee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gonce Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Inglis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jacoway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCrary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McMahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #25518)

Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rorex Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sikes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sterne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Talley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Walker - Arnold Cemetery (FAG ID #2454684)

Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wimberley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carr Cemetery
 - 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 Carr Cemetery.

Berrys   [Map]Fairfield   [Map]New Hope (TN)   [Map]
Bridgeport   [Map]Flat Rock   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Gray   [Map]Orme (TN)   [Map]
Bryant   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Copenhagen   [Map]Higdon   [Map]Richard City (TN)   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Sal City (TN)   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Kimball (TN)   [Map]South Pittsburg (TN)   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Carr Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Cherokee 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    
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    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bledsoe County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Warren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149557   (Name of Record: Carr Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.8870271     Lon: -85.8871993   [Map]
Elev: 405         Map Name: Eureka

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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: 34.8870, Longitude: -85.8872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carr Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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