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Gibson Cemetery
(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery...

The Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery

Lat:   34.7684°   (34° 46' 6")

Lon:   -87.3672°   (-87° 22' 1")

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


 

  Gibson Cemetery  


  Ingram Cemetery
  Mathews Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Warren Cemetery
  Fuqual Cemetery
  Davenport Cemetery
  Weaver Cemetery
  Sheffield Cemetery
  Haraway Cemetery
  Childers Cemetery
  Westmoreland Cemetery
  Fuqua Cemetery
  Nance Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery
  Foster Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Yates Cemetery
  Cal Cemetery
  Hennigan Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
   Location verified
  Perkins Cemetery
  Truitt Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Dobbins Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Sherrod Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Andrew Garth Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barkley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location has been verified
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Civitan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean - McNairy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqual Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haraway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ingram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oliver - Bedingfield Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tweedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warmack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 - 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 Gibson Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Corum   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Courtland   [Map]Killen   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Leighton   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Estep   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Town Creek   [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 like to 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 Gibson 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    
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    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Maury 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 Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118926   (Name of Record: Gibson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.7684214     Lon: -87.3672441   [Map]
Elev: 173         Map Name: Rogersville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lawrence County

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: 34.7684, Longitude: -87.3672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gibson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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