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Coffey Cemetery
(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 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 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:   34.7570°   (34° 45' 25")

Lon:   -85.8633°   (-85° 51' 47")

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.

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.


 

  Coffey Cemetery  


  Cross Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Coffey Cemetery
  Coffee Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Roach Cemetery
  Pauper Cemetery
  Lewallen Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery
  Stogspill Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Hansbrough Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Norwood Cemetery
  Walker - Arnold Cemetery
   Location verified
  Finnell Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Bellefonte Cemetery
  Sterne Cemetery
  Shipp Cemetery
  Tally Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 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.

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bellefonte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caperton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cawlfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foshee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hansbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Norwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pauper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinehaven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Renshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rorex Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sarratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sterne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Walker - Arnold Cemetery (FAG ID #2454684)

Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coffey Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Coffey Cemetery.

Berrys   [Map]Flat Rock   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Bridgeport   [Map]Gray   [Map]Powell   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Higdon   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Section   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Fairfield   [Map]Ider   [Map]Stevenson   [Map]
Ferncliff   [Map]New Town   [Map]Sylvania   [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 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 - 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     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman 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    
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    
Gordon 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    
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    

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 #149562   (Name of Record: Coffey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.7570267     Lon: -85.8633094   [Map]
Elev: 202         Map Name: Stevenson

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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: 34.7570, Longitude: -85.8633     [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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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