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Hawkins Cemetery
(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hawkins 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 Hawkins Cemetery...

The Hawkins Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Moulton.

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

Lat:   34.6043°   (34° 36' 15")

Lon:   -87.3142°   (-87° 18' 51")

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


 

  Hawkins Cemetery  


  Ashford Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery
  Bynum Cemetery
  Mayes Cemetery
  Sykes Cemetery
  Wheeler Cemetery
  Sykes Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery
  Garth Cemetery
  Blackground Cemetery
  Wheeler Cemetery
  Terry Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Gilchrist Cemetery
  Jetton Cemetery
  Swoope Cemetery
  Terry Cemetery
  Hacklin Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Bain Cemetery
  Rutherford Cemetery
  Conner Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Terry Cemetery
  Wade Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hawkins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lawrence County.

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brides Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hacklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jetton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moulton Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rainwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutherford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hawkins Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hawkins Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Hatton   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Elgin   [Map]Muck City   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [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 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 Hawkins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lawrence 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    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin 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    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119867   (Name of Record: Hawkins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.6042587     Lon: -87.3141874   [Map]
Elev: 183         Map Name: Masterson Mill

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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: 34.6043, Longitude: -87.3142     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hawkins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hawkins 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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