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Glenwood Cemetery
(Madison 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 Madison County. The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville.

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

Lat:   34.7270°   (34° 43' 37")

Lon:   -86.6028°   (-86° 36' 10")

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, 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.


 

  Glenwood Cemetery  


  King Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Taylor Chapel Cemetery
  Maple Hill Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Merrimack Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Landman Cemetery
  Center Grove Cemetery
  Matkins Cemetery
  Maddera Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Northside Cemetery
  McDonnell Cemetery
  Rowe Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  East Cemetery
  Sivley Cemetery
  Nickle - Martin - Rathbone Cemetery
  Drake Cemetery
  Brandon Cemetery
  Lanier Cemetery
  Bradford Cemetery
  Donegan Cemetery
  Perkins Cemetery
  Jordan - Lanier Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 60 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 Madison County.

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Battle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Binford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brandon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Conley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Donegan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fennil Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huntsville Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jude Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) 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
Landman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maddera Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDonnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Merrimack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nickle - Martin - Rathbone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Normal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Northside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Strong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Strong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valhalla Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) 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 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Glenwood Cemetery.

Big Cove   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Normal   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Madison   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Gurley   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]Toney   [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 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 - 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 Glenwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb 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    
Lauderdale 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    
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    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Madison County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Madison 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 #119047   (Name of Record: Glenwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.7270354     Lon: -86.602771   [Map]
Elev: 192         Map Name: Huntsville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.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: 34.7270, Longitude: -86.6028     [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 'straight-line' distance from . 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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