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Carson Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Carson 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 Carson Cemetery...

The Carson Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.9893°   (34° 59' 21")

Lon:   -88.1584°   (-88° 9' 30")

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


 

  Carson Cemetery  


  Branum Cemetery (TN)
  Thomas Cemetery (TN)
  White Sulphur Cemetery (TN)
  Wates Cemetery (AL)
  Tacker Cemetery (TN)
  Johnson Cemetery (MS)
  Old White Sulphur Cemetery (TN)
  Scott Cemetery (AL)
  Hollands Creek Cemetery (TN)
  Hubbard Cemetery (MS)
  Garrett Cemetery (TN)
  Popular Springs Cemetery (MS)
  Wood Cemetery (TN)
  Parker Cemetery (AL)
  Stout Cemetery (TN)
  Curtis Cemetery (MS)
  Hitchcock Cemetery (TN)
  Short Creek Cemetery (MS)
  Hitchcock Cemetery (TN)
  Watkins Cemetery (AL)
  Faint Hope Cemetery (TN)
  Beall Cemetery (MS)
  Shanghai Cemetery (TN)
   Location verified
  Clement Cemetery (MS)
  Morris Cemetery (TN)
  Camp Ground Cemetery (MS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Carson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beall Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Branum Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Camp Ground Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clement Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curtis Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faint Hope Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garrett Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hitchcock Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hitchcock Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollands Creek Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
North Cross Roads Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old White Sulphur Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patrick Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Popular Springs Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shanghai Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Shanghai Cemetery (FAG ID #18312)

Short Creek Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stout Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tacker Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thomas Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Sulphur Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wood Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carson Cemetery.

Adamsville (TN)   [Map]Crump (TN)   [Map]New Town (TN)   [Map]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Pyburn (TN)   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Farmington (MS)   [Map]Savannah (TN)   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Glen (MS)   [Map]Slab Town (TN)   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Guys (TN)   [Map]Stantonville (TN)   [Map]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]Iuka (MS)   [Map]Waterloo   [Map]
Crows Camp   [Map]Michie (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 like to start 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 - 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 Carson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Benton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chester County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115655   (Name of Record: Carson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.9892526     Lon: -88.1583715   [Map]
Elev: 188         Map Name: Yellow Creek

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.9893, Longitude: -88.1584     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Carson 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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