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Kernachan Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Kernachan 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 Kernachan Cemetery...

The Kernachan 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 Kernachan Cemetery

Lat:   34.8026°   (34° 48' 9")

Lon:   -87.5653°   (-87° 33' 55")

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


 

  Kernachan Cemetery  


  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  St. Michaels Cemetery
   Location verified
  Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens
  Harrison Cemetery
  Florence Cemetery
  Tate - Russell Cemetery
  McKiernan Cemetery
  Huff Cemetery
  Hennigan Cemetery
  Peck Cemetery
  Carter Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery
  Kachelman Cemetery
  Pearsall Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Wilson Cemetery
  Jackson Cemetery
  Jones Hill Cemetery
  Peden Cemetery
  Huff Cemetery
  Stanley Cemetery
  Hawkins Cemetery
  Cole Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Kernachan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blocker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glendale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gresham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kachelman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kernachan 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 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Tanyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearsall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location has been verified
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tate - Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kernachan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kernachan 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 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Kernachan Cemetery.

Arnot   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Florence   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Green Hill   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Killen   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]Wilson Dam   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]Zip City   [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 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 - 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 Kernachan 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    
Maury 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 Kernachan 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 Kernachan Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121161   (Name of Record: Kernachan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.8025874     Lon: -87.5653043   [Map]
Elev: 166         Map Name: Killen

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.8026, Longitude: -87.5653     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kernachan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Kernachan 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 starts in . 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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