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Childers Cemetery
(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Childers 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 Childers Cemetery...

The Childers Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Moulton.

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

Lat:   34.7418°   (34° 44' 30")

Lon:   -87.4117°   (-87° 24' 42")

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


 

  Childers Cemetery  


  Faircloth Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery
  Westmoreland Cemetery
  Shaw Cemetery
  Foster Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Gibson Cemetery
  Cal Cemetery
  Berry Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hennigan Cemetery
  Truitt Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Brickhouse Cemetery
  Perkins Cemetery
  Dobbins Cemetery
  Troupe Cemetery
  Madding Cemetery
  Stanley Cemetery
  Dillahunty Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Cal Cemetery
  Warren Cemetery
  Elmwood Cemetery
  Fuqua Cemetery
  Scruggs Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 56 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Childers Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location has been verified
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean - McNairy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqual Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ingram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24734)

Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tweedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Childers 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 Childers Cemetery.

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

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin 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    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Maury 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 Lawrence County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lawrence 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 Childers 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 Childers Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116041   (Name of Record: Childers Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.7417554     Lon: -87.4116899   [Map]
Elev: 168         Map Name: Town Creek

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lawrence 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: 34.7418, Longitude: -87.4117     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Childers Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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