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(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Coffey 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 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 Coffey Cemetery...

The Coffey 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 Coffey Cemetery

Lat:   34.8154°   (34° 48' 55")

Lon:   -85.9119°   (-85° 54' 42")

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

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


 

  Coffey Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Coffey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Austell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Caperton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Cawlfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Finnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Foshee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Hansbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Hurt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Inglis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Kyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Longacre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Loyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Norwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Pauper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Renshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Rorex Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Sterne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Walker - Arnold Cemetery (FAG ID #2454684)
 
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 
Wimberley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffey Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Coffey Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Fairfield   [Map]Ider   [Map]
Berrys   [Map]Ferncliff   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Bridgeport   [Map]Flat Rock   [Map]Orme (TN)   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Gray   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Copenhagen   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Richard City (TN)   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Higdon   [Map]Section   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Stevenson   [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 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 - 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 Coffey Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman 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    
Limestone 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    
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    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Coffey 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 Coffey Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149561   (Name of Record: Coffey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.8153605     Lon: -85.9119221   [Map]
Elev: 196         Map Name: Wannville

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Jackson 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: 34.8154, Longitude: -85.9119     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Coffey Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Coffey 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 starting in . 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>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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