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Drake - Keith Cemetery
(Madison County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Drake - Keith 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 Drake - Keith Cemetery...

The Drake - Keith 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 Drake - Keith Cemetery

Lat:   34.7683°   (34° 46' 5")

Lon:   -86.4238°   (-86° 25' 25")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Drake - Keith 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 Drake - Keith 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Drake - Keith Cemetery  


  Rogers Cemetery
  Steger - Ormond Cemetery
  Belleview Cemetery
  Chambless - Byrne Cemetery
  Roundtree - Gentry Cemetery
  Morring Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Jehu Lawler Cemetery
  Connally Cemetery
  Pleasant Mount Cemetery
  Bone Cemetery
  Hewlett Cemetery
  Ragsdale Cemetery
  Crowson Hill Cemetery
  Bone Cemetery
  Lawler Cemetery
  Acklin - Derrick Cemetery
  Nelson Chapel Cemetery
  Kelly Cemetery
  Sanford Cemetery
  Ryland Cemetery
  Sublett Cemetery
  Russell J Kelly Cemetery
  Vinson Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Blair Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 82 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Drake - Keith Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Acklin - Derrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belleview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bragg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bragg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burdine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambless - Byrne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clopton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Clopton Cemetery (FAG ID #2279589)

Connally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crowson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harbin - Dalton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hewlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hewlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jehu Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Latham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Locust Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Massengale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCrary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Norris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragsdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roundtree - Gentry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell J Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ryland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Clair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery #2   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sisco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Steger - Ormond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sublett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tipton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valhalla Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake - Keith Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - 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 Drake - Keith Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Normal   [Map]
Big Cove   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Gurley   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Hazel Green   [Map]New Market   [Map]Trenton   [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 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 Drake - Keith Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison 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    
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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Drake - Keith 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 Drake - Keith Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157460   (Name of Record: Drake-Keith Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.76829     Lon: -86.42383   [Map]
Elev: 214         Map Name: Maysville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for 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: 34.7683, Longitude: -86.4238     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Drake - Keith Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Drake - Keith 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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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