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Judson Cemetery
(Henry County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Judson Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Judson 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 Judson Cemetery...

The Judson Cemetery is located in Henry County. The county seat for Henry County is located in Abbeville.

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

Lat:   31.6516°   (31° 39' 5")

Lon:   -85.1769°   (-85° 10' 36")

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


 

  Judson Cemetery  


  St. James Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Lawrenceville Cemetery (AL)
  Midway Cemetery (GA)
  Campground Cemetery (GA)
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Missioanry Baptist CHurch Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Ebenezer Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)
  Ft. Gaines Cemetery (GA)
  New Lowell Cemetery (GA)
  Rose Hill Cemetery (GA)
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (AL)
  Danzey Cemetery (AL)
  Chester Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  New Park Cemetery (GA)
  County Line Cemetery (AL)
  Hickory Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  St. Peters Cemetery (AL)
  Liberty Cemetery (AL)
  Shorterville Cemetery (AL)
  Liberty Cemetery (AL)
  Old Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Old Judson Cemetery (AL)
  Union Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Judson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Campground Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chester Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danzey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ft. Gaines Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawrenceville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Missioanry Baptist CHurch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Lowell Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Park Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Judson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rose Hill Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shorterville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Judson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Judson Cemetery.

Abbeville   [Map]Clopton   [Map]Morris (GA)   [Map]
Baker Hill   [Map]Coleman (GA)   [Map]Newville   [Map]
Bellville (GA)   [Map]Eufaula   [Map]Oakey Grove   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Fort Gaines (GA)   [Map]Shorterville   [Map]
Bluffton (GA)   [Map]Georgetown (GA)   [Map]Skipperville   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Haleburg   [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 begin with 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 Judson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Henry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Baker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dougherty County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Miller County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #142974   (Name of Record: Judson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Henry
Lat: 31.6515556     Lon: -85.1768765   [Map]
Elev: 140         Map Name: Fort Gaines NW

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Henry 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: 31.6516, Longitude: -85.1769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Judson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Judson 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 beginning 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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