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Jackson Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Jackson 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 Jackson Cemetery...

The Jackson Cemetery is located in Colbert County. The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia.

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

Lat:   34.7551°   (34° 45' 18")

Lon:   -87.6353°   (-87° 38' 7")

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


 

  Jackson Cemetery  


  Kachelman Cemetery
  Pearsall Cemetery
  Gresham Cemetery
  Peden Cemetery
  Huff Cemetery
  Cole Cemetery
  Hawkins Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
   Location verified
  Price Cemetery
  Blocker Cemetery
  Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens
  Adams Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Colbert County Memorial Gardens
  Florence Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Kernachan Cemetery
  Aycock Cemetery
  Whitamore Cemetery
  Mayers Cemetery
  McKiernan Cemetery
  Glendale Cemetery
  Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery
  Gunn Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bickley Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Jackson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bickley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blocker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colbert County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glendale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gresham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kachelman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kernachan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
LaGrange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24734)

Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pearsall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitamore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - 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 Jackson Cemetery.

Arnot   [Map]Florence   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Killen   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Tuscumbia   [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 - 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 Jackson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

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    
Lawrence 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    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       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    
Henderson 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    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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 Colbert County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Colbert 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 Jackson 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 Jackson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120760   (Name of Record: Jackson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7550887     Lon: -87.6353062   [Map]
Elev: 158         Map Name: Florence

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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: 34.7551, Longitude: -87.6353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jackson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Jackson 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 from . 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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