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Gilchrist Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Gilchrist Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Gilchrist 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 Gilchrist Cemetery...

The Gilchrist Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.6346°   (33° 38' 4")

Lon:   -87.3550°   (-87° 21' 18")

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


 

  Gilchrist Cemetery  


  Morris Cemetery
  Woods Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Pleasant Field Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Goodsprings Cemetery
  Swindle Cemetery
  Franklin Cemetery
  Patton Hill Cemetery
  Rowe Cemetery
  Key Cemetery
  Busby Cemetery
  Oakman Cemetery
  Earnest Cemetery
  Day Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Flatwoods Cemetery
  Infant Hill Cemetery
  Lower Sulpher Springs Cemetery
  Gray Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Gibson Hill Cemetery
  Whitson Place Cemetery
  New Salem Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Gilchrist Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Boley Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location has been verified
Busby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Earnest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodsprings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heard Shoal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Infant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leonard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lower Sulpher Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swindle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warrior Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitson Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wiley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gilchrist Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Gilchrist Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Rock Creek   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Kellerman   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Bull City   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Sumiton   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Oakman   [Map]Sylvan Springs   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Parrish   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]Twilley Town   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Patton   [Map]West Jefferson   [Map]
Dora   [Map]Quinton   [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 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 Gilchrist Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118947   (Name of Record: Gilchrist Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.6345547     Lon: -87.3550028   [Map]
Elev: 124         Map Name: Parrish

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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: 33.6346, Longitude: -87.3550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gilchrist Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gilchrist 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 in . 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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