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(DeKalb County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Cordell Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Cordell 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 the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Cordell Cemetery...

The Cordell Cemetery is located in DeKalb County. The county seat for DeKalb County is located in Fort Payne.

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

Lat:   34.5995°   (34° 35' 58")

Lon:   -85.6655°   (-85° 39' 55")

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

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


 

  Cordell Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Cordell Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in DeKalb County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Cordell Cemetery.

Fort Payne   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Rainsville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Rising Fawn   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County (GA)
 
Valley Head   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cordell Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cordell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Bean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Biddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Ellison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Hartline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Head Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Holly Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Howards Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cordell Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Little River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Mahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Mountain Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cordell Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Pannell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Pea Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
Valley Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cordell Cemetery
 
White Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cordell Cemetery

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 Cordell Cemetery.

Alpine   [Map]Fort Payne   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Berry Springs   [Map]Gray   [Map]Powell   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Hammondville   [Map]Rainsville   [Map]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]
Cordell   [Map]Ider   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Douglas   [Map]Menlo (GA)   [Map]Shiloh   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Mentone   [Map]Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]
Flat Rock   [Map]Pine Ridge   [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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Cordell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to DeKalb County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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    
Bartow County (GA):       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    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk 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    
Bradley 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    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #150168   (Name of Record: Cordell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: DeKalb
Lat: 34.5995283     Lon: -85.6655231   [Map]
Elev: 396         Map Name: Dugout Valley

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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: 34.5995, Longitude: -85.6655     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cordell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cordell 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' distance that starts 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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