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Cox Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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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 Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.9212°   (34° 55' 16")

Lon:   -87.3828°   (-87° 22' 58")

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, 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.


 

  Cox Cemetery  


  Peppertown Cemetery (TN)
  Crow Cemetery (AL)
  Moore Cemetery (AL)
  Perry Cemetery (AL)
  Portertown Cemetery (AL)
  Hammond Cemetery (AL)
  Grissom Cemetery (AL)
  Brown Cemetery (AL)
  Richardson Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Corum Cemetery (AL)
  Pettus Cemetery (AL)
  Bluewater Cemetery (AL)
  Allen Cemetery (AL)
  Rice Cemetery (AL)
  Shelton Cemetery (AL)
  Crow Cemetery (AL)
  Scott Cemetery (AL)
  Wilson Cemetery (AL)
  Stutts Cemetery (AL)
  Butler Cemetery (AL)
  Harmon Cemetery (AL)
  Harvey Cemetery (AL)
  Wright Cemetery (AL)
  Whitehead Cemetery (AL)
  Pettus Cemetery (AL)
  Barkley Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 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 Lauderdale County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barkley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bluewater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bonnertown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottrell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean - McNairy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harvey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ingram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDougal Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Romine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oliver - Bedingfield Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peppertown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Portertown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Marys Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Truitt Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Second Creek Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Cox Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Cedar Hill   [Map]Iron City (TN)   [Map]
Arnot   [Map]Corum   [Map]Killen   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Belew   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Loretto (TN)   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Estep   [Map]Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Green Hill   [Map]Saint Joseph (TN)   [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 visit 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 Cox Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hickman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale 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 #116784   (Name of Record: Cox Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.9211956     Lon: -87.3827989   [Map]
Elev: 214         Map Name: Center Hill

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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: 34.9212, Longitude: -87.3828     [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 'point-to-point' distance from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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