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Glenwood Cemetery
(DeKalb County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Glenwood 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 Glenwood Cemetery...

The Glenwood Cemetery is located in DeKalb County. The county seat for DeKalb County is located in Fort Payne.

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

Lat:   34.4348°   (34° 26' 5")

Lon:   -85.7319°   (-85° 43' 54")

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


 

  Glenwood Cemetery  


  White Hall Cemetery
  Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Smith Cemetery
  Mountain View Memorial Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Mt. Herman Cemetery
  Howards Chapel Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Sulphur Springs Cemetery
  Hammack Cemetery
  Town Creek Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  Franklin Cemetery
  Husky Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Henderson - Hill Cemetery
  Lankford Cemetery
  Downer Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Killian Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Fisher Cemetery
  Black Oak Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Glenwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in DeKalb County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hammack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Husky Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Killian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lankford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain View Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Town Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood 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 Glenwood Cemetery.

Alpine   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Mentone   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Floy   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Broomtown   [Map]Fort Payne   [Map]Pine Ridge   [Map]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]Fyffe   [Map]Powell   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Hammondville   [Map]Rainsville   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Cordell   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]Sand Rock   [Map]
Dawson   [Map]Lickskillet   [Map]Shiloh   [Map]
Dog Town   [Map]Menlo (GA)   [Map]Sylvania   [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 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 Glenwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to DeKalb County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #150259   (Name of Record: Glenwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: DeKalb
Lat: 34.4348105     Lon: -85.7319118   [Map]
Elev: 282         Map Name: Fort Payne

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The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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: 34.4348, Longitude: -85.7319     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Glenwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Glenwood 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 begins 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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