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(Blount County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ellison 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 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 six sections:

The Location of the Ellison Cemetery...

The Ellison Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Oneonta.

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

Lat:   34.0457°   (34° 2' 44")

Lon:   -86.3358°   (-86° 20' 8")

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

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


 

  Ellison Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Ellison Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Altoona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Altoona - Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Gallant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Gunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Mauldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Moodys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
New Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Painter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Ellison Cemetery
 
Robbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Sauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ellison Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ellison 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 Ellison Cemetery.

Altoona   [Map]Craig   [Map]Horton   [Map]
Attalla   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Ivalee   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Oneonta   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Fowler   [Map]Rosa   [Map]
Bird   [Map]Fridays Crossing   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Steele   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Greer   [Map]Straight Mountain   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Highland Lake   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Clear Springs   [Map]Hoods Crossroads   [Map]Walnut Grove   [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 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 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 Ellison Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun 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    
Cleburne 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    
Jefferson 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    
Madison 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     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117951   (Name of Record: Ellison Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 34.0456525     Lon: -86.335815   [Map]
Elev: 262         Map Name: Altoona

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The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.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: 34.0457, Longitude: -86.3358     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ellison Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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