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(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Crenshaw Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Crenshaw 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 Crenshaw Cemetery...

The Crenshaw Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.8456°   (34° 50' 44")

Lon:   -87.1147°   (-87° 6' 52")

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

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


 

  Crenshaw Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 61 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Crenshaw Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Bedingfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Cunningham Cemetery (FAG ID #22392)
 
Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Dement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Hardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Higgens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Hooie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Hughey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Lucy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Ripley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Shoemaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Tedd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Temperance Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Witty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Crenshaw Cemetery
 
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crenshaw 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 Crenshaw Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Estaville   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Estep   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Garner   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Tanner   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Crenshaw Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116845   (Name of Record: Crenshaw Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.8456424     Lon: -87.114735   [Map]
Elev: 199         Map Name: Ripley

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About Limestone County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.8456, Longitude: -87.1147     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Crenshaw Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Crenshaw 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 beginning 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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