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(Madison County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Lanier 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 the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Lanier Cemetery...

The Lanier Cemetery is located in Madison County. The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville.

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

Lat:   34.6254°   (34° 37' 31")

Lon:   -86.6706°   (-86° 40' 14")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Lanier Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lanier Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Ballinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Batts - Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Camper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Donegan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Draper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Draper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Draper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Faith Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Fennil Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Gowan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Holding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Horton - Joiner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Hough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Jamar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Joiner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Lacey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Lacey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Landman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Lynch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Matkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
McDonnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Merrimack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
New Triana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Penland - Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Ragland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Richards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Royal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Timmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Triana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Valermosos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lanier Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lanier Cemetery
 
Woodward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lanier Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lanier Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Big Cove   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Madison   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Slaughter Landing   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Garner   [Map]Morgan City   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]Normal   [Map]Triana   [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 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 Lanier Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah 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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157480   (Name of Record: Lanier Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6253694     Lon: -86.6705512   [Map]
Elev: 181         Map Name: Madison

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Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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: 34.6254, Longitude: -86.6706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lanier Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lanier 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 starting from . 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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