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(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Menefee Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Menefee 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 Menefee Cemetery...

The Menefee Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.7751°   (34° 46' 30")

Lon:   -86.8681°   (-86° 52' 5")

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

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


 

  Menefee Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Menefee Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Betts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Cambridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Clift Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Cummins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Fairview Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Fielding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Isom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Joyner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
McClellan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Nick Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Parker Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Pike Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Polly Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Roselawn Cemetery (FAG ID #25903)
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Tanner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Vasser - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Menefee Cemetery
 
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Menefee Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Menefee Cemetery.

Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Normal   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Garner   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Slaughter Landing   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Madison   [Map]Toney   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Mooresville   [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 first turn to 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 - 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 Menefee Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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    
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    
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    
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    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122655   (Name of Record: Menefee Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.7750895     Lon: -86.8680589   [Map]
Elev: 213         Map Name: Capshaw

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.7751, Longitude: -86.8681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Menefee Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Menefee 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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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