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(Madison County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Donegan 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 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 Donegan Cemetery...

The Donegan Cemetery is located in Madison County. The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville.

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

Lat:   34.6684°   (34° 40' 6")

Lon:   -86.5992°   (-86° 35' 57")

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

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


 

  Donegan Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Donegan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Brandon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Fennil Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Gowan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Grayson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Hobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Horton - Joiner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Joiner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Lacey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Lacey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Landman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Lynch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Lyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Matkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
McDonnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Merrimack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Nickle - Martin - Rathbone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Northside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Penland - Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Richards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 
Timmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Donegan Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Donegan 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 Donegan Cemetery.

Big Cove   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]New Hope   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Normal   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Madison   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]Slaughter Landing   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Gurley   [Map]Morgan City   [Map]Triana   [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 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 Donegan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman 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    
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    
Limestone 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    
Lawrence 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    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146843   (Name of Record: Donegan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6684245     Lon: -86.5991596   [Map]
Elev: 175         Map Name: Huntsville

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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: 34.6684, Longitude: -86.5992     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Donegan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Donegan 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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