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(Cleburne County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Crossroads Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Crossroads Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Crossroads Cemetery (FAG ID #2175443)

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 eight sections:

The Location of the Crossroads Cemetery...

The Crossroads Cemetery is located in Cleburne County. The county seat for Cleburne County is located in Heflin.

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

Lat:   33.6858°   (33° 41' 8")

Lon:   -85.4654°   (-85° 27' 55")

Establishment of the Crossroads Cemetery ...

The Crossroads Cemetery was established September 9, 1883.

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Crossroads Cemetery.

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


 

  Crossroads Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bowdon   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County (GA)
 
Buchanan   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 
Edwardsville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Fort McClellan - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Fruithurst   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Heflin   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Tallapoosa   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Crossroads Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Edwardsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Evans Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Fordham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Happy Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Harmony Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Heflin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Liner Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 
Riverside Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 
Upper Cane Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroads Cemetery
 
Wise Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Crossroads Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Crossroads Cemetery.

Abel   [Map]De Armanville   [Map]Morrison Crossroad   [Map]
Abernathy   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]
Arbacoochee   [Map]Fort McClellan   [Map]Muscadine   [Map]
Borden Springs   [Map]Fruithurst   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Bowdon (GA)   [Map]Graham   [Map]Newell   [Map]
Buchanan (GA)   [Map]Heflin   [Map]Ranburne   [Map]
Budapest (GA)   [Map]Hollis Crossroads   [Map]Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]
Choccolocco   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Waco (GA)   [Map]
Dailey   [Map]Micaville   [Map]White Plains   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 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 Crossroads Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cleburne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cobb County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cleburne County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     The Crossroads Cemetery (FAG ID #2175443)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cleburne 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 Crossroads Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Crossroads Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Crossroads Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Crossroads Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2175443

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Crossroads Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6858, Longitude: -85.4654     [Map].

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