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Cox Cemetery
(Blount County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Cox Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Cox 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 Cox Cemetery...

The Cox Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Oneonta.

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

Lat:   34.2368°   (34° 14' 12")

Lon:   -86.4375°   (-86° 26' 15")

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


 

  Cox Cemetery  


  Brookwood Cemetery
  Warrior Creek Cemetery
  Shoal Creek Cemetery
  Ebell Cemetery
  Brashier Chapel Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Arab City Cemetery
  Roswell Creek Cemetery
  Griffin Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Boyles Cemetery
  Summit Cemetery
  Bodine Cemetery
  Nesmith Cemetery
  New Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nixons Chapel Cemetery
  Clear Springs Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Brooksville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Berry - Brookshire Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Red Hill Cemetery
  Sivley Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  Dickson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cox Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alldredge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arab City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry - Brookshire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bodine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brashier Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Brooksville Cemetery (FAG ID #590261)

Brookwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location has been verified
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nixons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location has been verified
Ridgway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roswell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warrior Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cox Cemetery.

Arab   [Map]Fowler   [Map]Pine Lake Village   [Map]
Baileyton   [Map]Friendship   [Map]Rabbit Town   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Gregory   [Map]Scant City   [Map]
Big Spring   [Map]Hog Jaw   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Holly Pond   [Map]Summit   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Horton   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Hulaco   [Map]Union Grove   [Map]
Craig   [Map]Joppa   [Map]Wyeth City   [Map]
Douglas   [Map]Mill 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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Cox Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116779   (Name of Record: Cox Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 34.2367618     Lon: -86.4374863   [Map]
Elev: 198         Map Name: Brooksville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.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: 34.2368, Longitude: -86.4375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cox Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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