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Douglass Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Douglass 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 Douglass Cemetery...

The Douglass Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.8312°   (34° 49' 52")

Lon:   -87.4597°   (-87° 27' 34")

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


 

  Douglass Cemetery  


  Holden Cemetery
  Barkley Cemetery
  Bluewater Cemetery
  Belew Cemetery
   Location verified
  Harrison Cemetery
  Ingram Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  McKiernan Cemetery
  Peck Cemetery
  Hennigan Cemetery
  Hale Cemetery
  Carter Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Faircloth Cemetery
  Old Tanyard Cemetery
  Westmoreland Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Harden Cemetery
  Foster Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Hennigan Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 69 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Douglass Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barkley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bluewater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean - McNairy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harvey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ingram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kernachan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24734)

Old Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tate - Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitamore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Douglass Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Douglass Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Arnot   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Estep   [Map]Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Florence   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Belew   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Green Hill   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Killen   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Wilson Dam   [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 begin 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 Douglass Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale 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    
Lawrence 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    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       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    
Henderson 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    
Perry 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 Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale 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 Douglass 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 Douglass Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117432   (Name of Record: Douglass Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.8311976     Lon: -87.4597461   [Map]
Elev: 191         Map Name: Wheeler Dam

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.8312, Longitude: -87.4597     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Douglass Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Douglass 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' 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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