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Hammack Cemetery
(DeKalb County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Hammack Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Hammack 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 Hammack Cemetery...

The Hammack 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 Hammack Cemetery

Lat:   34.4204°   (34° 25' 13")

Lon:   -85.7369°   (-85° 44' 12")

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


 

  Hammack Cemetery  


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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hammack Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Downer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson - Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Killian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lankford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain View Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Town Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warren Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hammack Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hammack 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 Hammack Cemetery.

Alpine   [Map]Floy   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Fort Payne   [Map]Pine Ridge   [Map]
Broomtown   [Map]Fyffe   [Map]Powell   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Rainsville   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Hammondville   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Cordell   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Sand Rock   [Map]
Dawson   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]Shiloh   [Map]
Dog Town   [Map]Lickskillet   [Map]Sylvania   [Map]
Douglas   [Map]Mentone   [Map]Valley Head   [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 visit 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 - 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 Hammack 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 Hammack 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 Hammack Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #150274   (Name of Record: Hammack Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: DeKalb
Lat: 34.4203665     Lon: -85.7369118   [Map]
Elev: 285         Map Name: Fort Payne

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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: 34.4204, Longitude: -85.7369     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hammack Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hammack 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' (or point-to-point) 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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