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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:   34.8968°   (34° 53' 48")

Lon:   -87.5470°   (-87° 32' 49")

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  


  Cauhorn Cemetery
  Harrison Cemetery
  New Ground Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bailey Cemetery
  Emaline Stutts Cemetery
  Tate - Russell Cemetery
  Shiloh Church of Christ Cemetery
   Location verified
  Huff Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Peck Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Hale Cemetery
  Canerday Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Stutts Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Wright Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Jones Hill Cemetery
  Holden Cemetery
  Harden Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Huff Cemetery
  St. Michaels Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hawkins Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bluewater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canerday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cauhorn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chisholm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emaline Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gresham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kachelman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kernachan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Ground Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Ground Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2323740)

Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Stutts 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 East Northeast (ENE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tate - Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade 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
Whitamore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Cox Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) 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.

Arnot   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Florence   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]
Belew   [Map]Green Hill   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Iron City (TN)   [Map]Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Killen   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Lexington   [Map]Wilson Dam   [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 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    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       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    
McNairy 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 #116783   (Name of Record: Cox Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.8967518     Lon: -87.5469696   [Map]
Elev: 216         Map Name: Pruitton

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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: 34.8968, Longitude: -87.5470     [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 that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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