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Davenport Cemetery
(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Davenport 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 Davenport Cemetery...

The Davenport Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Moulton.

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

Lat:   34.7390°   (34° 44' 20")

Lon:   -87.4161°   (-87° 24' 57")

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


 

  Davenport Cemetery  


  Faircloth Cemetery
  Fuqua Cemetery
  Westmoreland Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery
  Foster Cemetery
  Shaw Cemetery
  Berry Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Gibson Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hennigan Cemetery
  Truitt Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Brickhouse Cemetery
  Perkins Cemetery
  Dobbins Cemetery
  Troupe Cemetery
  Madding Cemetery
  Stanley Cemetery
  Dillahunty Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Cal Cemetery
  Mathews Cemetery
  Elmwood Cemetery
  Warren Cemetery
  Abernathy Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Davenport Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqual Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ingram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24734)

Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tweedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davenport Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davenport 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 Davenport Cemetery.

Atlas   [Map]Courtland   [Map]Leighton   [Map]
Avoca   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Elgin   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Estep   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Killen   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [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 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 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 Davenport Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lawrence 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    
Lauderdale 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    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       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    
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    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117091   (Name of Record: Davenport Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.7389776     Lon: -87.4161344   [Map]
Elev: 174         Map Name: Town Creek

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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: 34.7390, Longitude: -87.4161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Davenport Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Davenport 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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