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Kings Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Kings 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 Kings Cemetery...

The Kings Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.8243°   (33° 49' 27")

Lon:   -87.4078°   (-87° 24' 28")

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


 

  Kings Cemetery  


  Fergerson Cemetery
  Guthrie Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Manasco Cemetery
  Prospect Cemetery
  Files Cemetery
  Edgil Grove Cemetery
  Fike & Inman Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Cross Roads Cemetery
  Lawson Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Palmers Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Walker Memory Gardens
  Tubbs Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Morris Cemetery
  Reid Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Kings Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Lollar Cemetery
  Swindle Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Kings Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edgil Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fergerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fike & Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Files Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lollar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Manasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swindle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Kings Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Kings Cemetery.

Barney   [Map]Corona   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Eldridge   [Map]Oakman   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Parrish   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Townley   [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 start 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 - 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 Kings Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #142383   (Name of Record: Kings Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.8242752     Lon: -87.4077854   [Map]
Elev: 103         Map Name: Townley

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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: 33.8243, Longitude: -87.4078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kings Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Kings 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 begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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