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(Etowah County, Alabama)


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Profile for the McCartney Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the McCartney 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 McCartney Cemetery...

The McCartney Cemetery is located in Etowah County. The county seat for Etowah County is located in Gadsden.

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

Lat:   34.0004°   (34° 0' 1")

Lon:   -86.0805°   (-86° 4' 49")

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

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


 

  McCartney Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the McCartney Cemetery. The following communities are located in Etowah County.

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

Alabama City   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Attalla   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Gadsden   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the McCartney Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the McCartney Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Etowah County.

Alabama City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McCartney Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Carnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Conn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Crestwood Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the McCartney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<5> entry for the Crestwood Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #22342)
 
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Forrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Howelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Ivalee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Noble Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Rainbow Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Tillison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the McCartney Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCartney Cemetery

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 McCartney Cemetery.

Alabama City   [Map]Douthrittville   [Map]Oak Level   [Map]
Attalla   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Pilgrims Rest   [Map]
Bennettsville   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Rainbow City   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Gadsden   [Map]Reece City   [Map]
Black Creek Falls   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Ridgeville   [Map]
Brannon Springs   [Map]Glencoe   [Map]Southside   [Map]
Clear Springs   [Map]Greer   [Map]Steele   [Map]
Cobb City   [Map]Ivalee   [Map]Whitesboro   [Map]
Cochran Springs   [Map]Mountainboro   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 McCartney Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Etowah 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    
Cherokee 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson 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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       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    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122465   (Name of Record: McCartney Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Etowah
Lat: 34.0003753     Lon: -86.0805294   [Map]
Elev: 166         Map Name: Gadsden West

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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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: 34.0004, Longitude: -86.0805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McCartney Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for McCartney 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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<4>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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<5>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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