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Mount Cedrum Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Cedrum 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 Mt. Cedrum Cemetery...

The Mt. Cedrum Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.7251°   (33° 43' 30")

Lon:   -87.1797°   (-87° 10' 46")

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


 

  Mt. Cedrum Cemetery  


  Boldo Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Samaria Cemetery
  Leonard Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  Brasfield Cemetery
   Location verified
  Copeland Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Pleasant Field Cemetery
  Burton Cemetery
  Goodsprings Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Fuller Cemetery
  Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shanghai Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Fords Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
   Location verified
  Franklin Cemetery
  Bolden Cemetery
   Location verified
  Rowe Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Busby Cemetery
  Gray Cemetery
  Waiting Place Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Walker County.

Bolden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Brasfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Brasfield Cemetery (FAG ID #2168058)

Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fords Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodsprings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leonard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Samaria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shanghai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waiting Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery.

Alden   [Map]Empire   [Map]Quinton   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Graysville   [Map]Robbins Crossroads   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Sayre   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Oakman   [Map]Sumiton   [Map]
Creel   [Map]Parrish   [Map]Twilley Town   [Map]
Dora   [Map]Powellville   [Map]West Jefferson   [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 like to start with 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 - 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 Mt. Cedrum Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163905   (Name of Record: Mount Cedrum Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.7251072     Lon: -87.1797231   [Map]
Elev: 138         Map Name: Goodsprings

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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: 33.7251, Longitude: -87.1797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Cedrum Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Cedrum 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' distance that starts in . 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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