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(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mackey Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mackey 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Mackey Cemetery...

The Mackey Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.1782°   (34° 10' 41")

Lon:   -85.7900°   (-85° 47' 24")

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

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


 

  Mackey Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mackey Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cherokee County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Mackey Cemetery.

Cedar Bluff   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Centre   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Collinsville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Crossville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mackey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anthony Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #591836)
 
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Centre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Cherokee Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Chesnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Collinsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Croft Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Harbour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Hunts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Kerley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Longshore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Mt. Lookout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Neal Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
New Testament Holiness Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Testament Holiness Cemetery (FAG ID #2283689)
 
Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Parker Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Plunket Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Sand Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Sand Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Sewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Shepard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mackey Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Tates Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Tuckers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Welcome Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mackey Cemetery
 
Yellow Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mackey 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 Mackey Cemetery.

Ballplay   [Map]Coloma   [Map]Hokes Bluff   [Map]
Banner   [Map]Cotnam   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Crossville   [Map]Leesburg   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Dawson   [Map]Lickskillet   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Dog Town   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Coato Bend   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Reece City   [Map]
Coat's Bend   [Map]Floy   [Map]Sand Rock   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Turkey Town   [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 visit 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 Mackey Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne 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    
Jackson 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    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136928   (Name of Record: Mackey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.1781511     Lon: -85.7899673   [Map]
Elev: 196         Map Name: Leesburg

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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: 34.1782, Longitude: -85.7900     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mackey Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mackey 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' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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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