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Henry Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Henry 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 Henry Cemetery...

The Henry Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.6615°   (34° 39' 41")

Lon:   -85.9953°   (-85° 59' 43")

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


 

  Henry Cemetery  


  Shelton Cemetery
  Woods Cove Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  McAnelly Cemetery
  Hansbrough Cemetery
  Sarratt Cemetery
  Norwood Cemetery
  Burgess Cemetery
  Finnell Cemetery
  Tipton Cemetery
  Pinehaven Memorial Gardens
  Chisenhall Cemetery
  Bellefonte Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
  Shipp Cemetery
  Chaney Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Chaney Chapel Cemetery
  Hudgins Cemetery
  Finney Cemetery
  Cedar Hill Cemetery
  Pierce Cemetery
  Gant Cemetery
  Chisenhall Cemetery
  Rosson Cemetery
  Bluff Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Henry Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Bellefonte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burgess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chaney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chisenhall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chisenhall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hansbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McAnelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Norwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pauper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pierce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinehaven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sarratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tipton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woods Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Henry Cemetery.

Berrys   [Map]Ferncliff   [Map]Powell   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Gray   [Map]Rainsville   [Map]
Dodsonville   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Langston   [Map]Section   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Fairfield   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [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 first turn to 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 - 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 Henry Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee 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    
Limestone 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    
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    
Walker County (GA):       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    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton 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    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119974   (Name of Record: Henry Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.6614734     Lon: -85.9952564   [Map]
Elev: 186         Map Name: Hollywood

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.6615, Longitude: -85.9953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Henry Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Henry 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 that stretches from . 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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