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Elmwood Cemetery
(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Elmwood 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 Elmwood Cemetery...

The Elmwood 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 Elmwood Cemetery

Lat:   34.6876°   (34° 41' 15")

Lon:   -87.3981°   (-87° 23' 53")

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


 

  Elmwood Cemetery  


  Perkins Cemetery
  Cal Cemetery
  Mathews Cemetery
  Sherrod Cemetery
  Sheffield Cemetery
  Byrd Cemetery
  Davenport Cemetery
  Ashford Cemetery
  Childers Cemetery
  Rocky Hill Cemetery
  Fuqua Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Cal Cemetery
  String Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hill Cemetery
  Brickhouse Cemetery
  Lansdell Cemetery
  Dobbins Cemetery
  Conner Cemetery
  Madding Cemetery
  Bain Cemetery
  Dillahunty Cemetery
  Blackground Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 72 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Elmwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrew Garth Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beavers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blythe Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dossey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jetton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tweedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elmwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Elmwood Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Moulton   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Muck City   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Estep   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Ford City   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Killen   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Leighton   [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 start with 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 - you should note 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 Elmwood 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker 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    
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 Elmwood 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 Elmwood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117962   (Name of Record: Elmwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.68759     Lon: -87.3980784   [Map]
Elev: 176         Map Name: Town Creek

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lawrence County

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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: 34.6876, Longitude: -87.3981     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Elmwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Elmwood 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 starting 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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