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Johnson Cemetery
(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Johnson 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 Johnson Cemetery...

The Johnson 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 Johnson Cemetery

Lat:   34.8470°   (34° 50' 49")

Lon:   -87.0667°   (-87° 4' 0")

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


 

  Johnson Cemetery  


  Dupree Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  McCully Cemetery
  Nelson Cemetery
  Lentzville Cemetery
  Witty Cemetery
  O'Neal Cemetery
  Grigsby Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Weir Cemetery
  Gray Cemetery
  Davchport Cemetery
  Sandlin Cemetery
  Pleasant Point Cemetery
  Hughey Cemetery
  McKinney Cemetery
  Myers Cemetery
  Valley View Cemetery
  Malone Cemetery
  Limestone Cemetery
  Elk River Memorial Gardens
  Farrow Cemetery
  Crenshaw Cemetery
  Yarbrough Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Johnson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Limestone County.

Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cunningham Cemetery (FAG ID #22392)

Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shoemaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Johnson Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Cedar Hill   [Map]Garner   [Map]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Clifton   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Corum   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Estep   [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 websites either 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 Johnson 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 Johnson 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 Johnson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120945   (Name of Record: Johnson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.8470313     Lon: -87.0666776   [Map]
Elev: 217         Map Name: Ripley

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: 34.8470, Longitude: -87.0667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Johnson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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