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Maples Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Maples 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 Maples Cemetery...

The Maples Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.8168°   (34° 49' 0")

Lon:   -86.2717°   (-86° 16' 18")

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


 

  Maples Cemetery  


  Bethel Cemetery
  Morring Cemetery
  Maxwell Cemetery
  Moon Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
   Location verified
  Rousseau Cemetery
  Church Hill Cemetery
  Tipton Cemetery
  Clay Cemetery
   Location verified
  Jones Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
  Bingham Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Trenton Cemetery
  Tone Cemetery
  Rousseau Cemetery
  Sharp Cemetery #2
  Walker Cemetery
  Sharp Cemetery
  Kirk Cemetery
  Hollytree Cemetery
  Webb Cemetery
  Rouse Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Flanagan Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Maples Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bouldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bragg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Church Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Crowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Flanagan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hambrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hollytree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Latham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Latham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Norris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bostick Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prince Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prince Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragsdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Clair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery #2   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tipton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trenton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Maples Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Maples Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Fairfield   [Map]New Market   [Map]
Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Berrys   [Map]Gurley   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Big Cove   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Huntland (TN)   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Woodville   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]Moore's Mill   [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 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 Maples Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Rutherford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122271   (Name of Record: Maples Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.816754     Lon: -86.2716522   [Map]
Elev: 203         Map Name: Hollytree

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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: 34.8168, Longitude: -86.2717     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Maples Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Maples 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance 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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