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Grigsby Cemetery
(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Grigsby 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 Grigsby Cemetery...

The Grigsby Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.8793°   (34° 52' 45")

Lon:   -87.0961°   (-87° 5' 45")

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


 

  Grigsby Cemetery  


  Browning Cemetery
  Elk River Memorial Gardens
  Craig Cemetery
  Crenshaw Cemetery
  Tedd Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Berea Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Cunningham Cemetery
   Location verified
  McCully Cemetery
  Legg Cemetery
  Temperance Oak Cemetery
  Dupree Cemetery
  Lentzville Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Nelson Cemetery
  O'Neal Cemetery
  Barker Cemetery
  Weir Cemetery
  Sandlin Cemetery
  Davchport Cemetery
  Myers Cemetery
  Pleasant Point Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 62 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Grigsby Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery #1   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bedingfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cunningham Cemetery (FAG ID #22392)

Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hesters Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higgens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hightower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shoemaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tedd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temperance Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grigsby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Grigsby Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Corum   [Map]Estep   [Map]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Garner   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Tanner   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Grigsby Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Limestone 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    
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    
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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford 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    
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    
Moore 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 Limestone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone 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 Grigsby 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 Grigsby Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119416   (Name of Record: Grigsby Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.8792528     Lon: -87.096123   [Map]
Elev: 206         Map Name: Salem

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.8793, Longitude: -87.0961     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Grigsby Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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