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McCollough Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Profile for the McCollough Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the McCollough 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 McCollough Cemetery...

The McCollough Cemetery is located in Colbert County. The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia.

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

Lat:   34.6362°   (34° 38' 10")

Lon:   -87.9161°   (-87° 54' 57")

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


 

  McCollough Cemetery  


  Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Basden Cemetery
  Richard Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Bethel Memorial Cemetery
  Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Key Underwood Coondog Memorial Park
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Mountain Mills Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Gibbs Cemetery
  Bolton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Greenhill Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
   Location verified
  Davis Temple Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
   Location verified
  Keeton Cemetery
  Frankfort Cemetery
  Rutland Cemetery
  Cedar Creek Cemetery
   Location verified
  McCaig Cemetery
  Blue Lick Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  New Newsom Springs Cemetery
  Bonds Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Newsom Springs Cemetery
  Ezzell Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the McCollough Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Basden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blue Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location is estimated
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Bonds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Davis Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Underwood Coondog Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCaig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Watkins Cemetery (FAG ID #26961)

Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCollough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the McCollough Cemetery.

Belgreen   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Florence   [Map]Paden (MS)   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Golden (MS)   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Crows Camp   [Map]Iuka (MS)   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Denton   [Map]McGee 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 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 - although 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 McCollough Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122484   (Name of Record: McCollough Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.6362036     Lon: -87.916147   [Map]
Elev: 265         Map Name: Barton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.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: 34.6362, Longitude: -87.9161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McCollough Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for McCollough 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 'straight-line' distance from . 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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