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(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Midway Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Midway 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 Midway Cemetery...

The Midway 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 Midway Cemetery

Lat:   34.7326°   (34° 43' 57")

Lon:   -87.4411°   (-87° 26' 27")

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

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


 

  Midway Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Courtland   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Leighton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Town Creek   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Midway Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Douglass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24734)
 
Peden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Midway Cemetery
 
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Midway Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County

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 Midway Cemetery.

Atlas   [Map]Courtland   [Map]Mehama   [Map]
Avoca   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Elgin   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Killen   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [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 begin with 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 Midway Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin 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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis 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    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Midway 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 Midway Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122706   (Name of Record: Midway Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7325889     Lon: -87.4411351   [Map]
Elev: 166         Map Name: Town Creek

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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: 34.7326, Longitude: -87.4411     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Midway Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Midway 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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things 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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