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Coker Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Coker 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 Coker Cemetery...

The Coker Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.2362°   (33° 14' 10")

Lon:   -87.6911°   (-87° 41' 27")

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


 

  Coker Cemetery  


  Old Bethany Cemetery
  Jennings Chapel Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Cornelius Chapel #1 Cemetery
  Pool Cemetery
  Cornelius Chapel #2 Cemetery
  Watkins Cemetery
  Parker Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Geer Cemetery
  Sand Springs Cemetery
  Dodd Cemetery
  Springer Cemetery
  Pate Cemetery
  Guy Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Guy Cemetery
  Caledonia Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  AME Church Cemetery
  Winn Cemetery
  Big Creek Cemetery
  Beautiful Zion Cemetery
  Flatwoods Cemetery
  Robertson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Coker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tuscaloosa County.

AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Backbone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beautiful Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caledonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cornelius Chapel #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cornelius Chapel #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dennis Springer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dodd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Geer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jennings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Popular Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rices Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Romulus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunset Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Highland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Coker Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Coker Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Holt   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Northport   [Map]Wood 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 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 Coker Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147999   (Name of Record: Coker Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.2362293     Lon: -87.6911216   [Map]
Elev: 61         Map Name: Coker

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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: 33.2362, Longitude: -87.6911     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Coker Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Coker 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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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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