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(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mountain Mills Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mountain Mills 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 Mountain Mills Cemetery...

The Mountain Mills 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 Mountain Mills Cemetery

Lat:   34.7093°   (34° 42' 33")

Lon:   -87.8931°   (-87° 53' 35")

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

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


 

  Mountain Mills Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mountain Mills 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 Mountain Mills Cemetery.

Cherokee   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Florence   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Russellville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Tuscumbia   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mountain Mills Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Athens City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Basden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Davis Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Key Underwood Coondog Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
McCaig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
McCollough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Mt. Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
New Bethel Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
New Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Old Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Richard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Rowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Watkins Cemetery (FAG ID #26961)
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Mills Cemetery

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 Mountain Mills Cemetery.

Belgreen   [Map]Denton   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Florence   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Crows Camp   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Waterloo   [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 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 Mountain Mills 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:

Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar 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    
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    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County (TN):       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    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy 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 Mountain Mills 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 Mountain Mills Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123524   (Name of Record: Mountain Mills Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7092573     Lon: -87.8930904   [Map]
Elev: 172         Map Name: Barton

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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: 34.7093, Longitude: -87.8931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mountain Mills Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mountain Mills 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 that stretches from . 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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