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Florence Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Florence 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 Florence Cemetery...

The Florence 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 Florence Cemetery

Lat:   34.8037°   (34° 48' 13")

Lon:   -87.6625°   (-87° 39' 44")

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


 

  Florence Cemetery  


  Underwood Cemetery
  Hawkins Cemetery
  George Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Greenview Memorial Cemetery
  Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens
  Moore Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Kachelman Cemetery
  Kernachan Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Peters Cemetery
  Jackson Cemetery
  Whitamore Cemetery
  Gresham Cemetery
  Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
   Location verified
  Jones Hill Cemetery
  Pearsall Cemetery
  Anderson Cemetery
  Smith Bottom Cemetery
  Coffee Cemetery
  Jackson Cemetery
  Huff Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Florence Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blocker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chisholm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colbert County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gresham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kachelman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kernachan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location has been verified
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location has been verified
Pearsall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tate - Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitamore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Florence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Florence Cemetery.

Arnot   [Map]Florence   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Killen   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Wilson Dam   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]Zip City   [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 helpful 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 Florence 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    
Alcorn County (MS):       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    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy 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 Florence 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 Florence Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118444   (Name of Record: Florence Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.8036988     Lon: -87.6625284   [Map]
Elev: 160         Map Name: Florence

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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: 34.8037, Longitude: -87.6625     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Florence Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Florence 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 that starts 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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