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Crooks Cemetery
(Calhoun County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Crooks 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 Crooks Cemetery...

The Crooks Cemetery is located in Calhoun County. The county seat for Calhoun County is located in Anniston.

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

Lat:   33.7837°   (33° 47' 1")

Lon:   -85.9333°   (-85° 55' 59")

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


 

  Crooks Cemetery  


  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Alexandria Cemetery
  Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Crystal Springs Cemetery
  Ragan Chapel Cemetery
  Seven Springs Cemetery
  Hampton Cemetery
  Hebron Cemetery
  Halls Chapel Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Mt. Sellers Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
  Anniston Cemetery
  Tredagar - Boozer Cemetery
  Ft. McClellan Military Cemetery
   Location verified
  Ten Island Cemetery
  Prisoner of War Cemetery
  Ohatchee Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Lloyds Chapel Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Edgemont Cemetery
  Gladden Cemetery
  Westview Gardens Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Crooks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Calhoun County.

Alexandria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Anniston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Crystal Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gladden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Halls Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lloyds Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mt. Sellers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ohatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragan Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seven Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ten Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Crooks 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 Crooks Cemetery.

Alexandria   [Map]Boozer   [Map]Cochran Springs   [Map]
Anniston   [Map]Brannon Springs   [Map]Douthrittville   [Map]
Beasley   [Map]Bruner   [Map]Jacksonville   [Map]
Bera   [Map]Cane Creek   [Map]Oak Level   [Map]
Blue Eye   [Map]Chigger Ridge   [Map]Ohatchee   [Map]
Blue Mountain   [Map]Clark   [Map]Saks   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Cobb City   [Map]Southside   [Map]
Booker T City   [Map]Cobb Town   [Map]Weaver   [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 - 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 Crooks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Calhoun County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa 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    
Jefferson 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    
Randolph 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116891   (Name of Record: Crooks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Calhoun
Lat: 33.7837109     Lon: -85.9333019   [Map]
Elev: 162         Map Name: Wellington

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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: 33.7837, Longitude: -85.9333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Crooks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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