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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 misaligned, 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:   34.9434°   (34° 56' 36")

Lon:   -86.8106°   (-86° 48' 38")

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  


  White Cemetery (TN)
  Golightly Cemetery (AL)
  Austin Cemetery (TN)
  Minor Cemetery (AL)
  Franklin Cemetery (TN)
  Shady Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Hopwood Cemetery (AL)
  Bayless Cemetery (AL)
  Gatlin Cemetery (AL)
  German Cemetery (AL)
  Hasting Cemetery (AL)
  Milhouse Cemetery (AL)
  Delap - Clemant Cemetery (AL)
  Adams - Crutcher Cemetery (AL)
  Tillery Cemetery (AL)
  Mitchell Cemetery (AL)
  Moore Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Tibbs Cemetery (AL)
  Jones Cemetery (AL)
  Crutcher Cemetery (AL)
  Ready Cemetery (AL)
  Mitchell Cemetery (AL)
  Hardin Cemetery (AL)
  Turner Cemetery (AL)
  Hatchett Cemetery (AL)
  Concord Church Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 79 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Johnson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Abernathy Cemetery (FAG ID #<8472>)
 
Adams - Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Anderson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Austin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Bailes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Bayless Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Bledsoe Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Booker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Boswell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Bouldin - Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Carpenter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Concord Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Corpier Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Croney Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cross Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cummins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cylone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Dedman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Delap - Clemant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Elliot Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location has been verified
 
Ewing Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Ezell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Franklin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Gatlin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
German Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Golightly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Golightly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hardin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hasting Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hopwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hutchings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lewter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Maddox Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Madison Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Malone Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Merrell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Milhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Minor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Moore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Newby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pettusville Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pulley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Ready Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Reunion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Roper Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Scrouge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Slave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Spence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sulser Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sylone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sylone Cemetery (FAG ID #<22401>)
 
Thornton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Tibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Tillery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Tuck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Walls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
White Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Johnson Cemetery.

Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Madison   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Park City (TN)   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Pearl City (TN)   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Garner   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Toney   [Map]
Dellrose (TN)   [Map]Hazel Green   [Map]Wheelerton (TN)   [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 Johnson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       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      
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      
Rutherford 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 #120946   (Name of Record: Johnson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.9434194     Lon: -86.8105571   [Map]
Elev: 257         Map Name: Ardmore

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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: 34.9434, Longitude: -86.8106     [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.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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