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Old Union Cemetery
(Coosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Old Union Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Union 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 Old Union Cemetery...

The Old Union Cemetery is located in Coosa County. The county seat for Coosa County is located in Rockford.

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

Lat:   32.8773°   (32° 52' 38")

Lon:   -86.2978°   (-86° 17' 52")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Union 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 Old Union 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Old Union Cemetery  


  Weogufka Cemetery
  Old Rockford Cemetery
  Jennings Cemetery
  Rockford Cemetery
  O J Mooney Family Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Bell Rattle Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Flint Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Sinai Cemetery
  Miller - Patterson Cemetery
  Hollybranch Cemetery
  Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Swamp Creek Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  McEwen Cemetery
  Proctor Creek Cemetery
  McEwen Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Murchison Cemetery
  Rockford Methodist Cemetery
  Wayside Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Old Union Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Coosa County.

Bell Rattle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flint Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollybranch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jennings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McEwen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McEwen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller - Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Nebo Cemetery (FAG ID #2595867)

Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Murchison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O J Mooney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Rockford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Proctor Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rockford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rockford Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swamp Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wayside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weogufka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Old Union Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Union Cemetery.

Aucheucaula   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]
Clanton   [Map]Holtville   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Deatsville   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Rockford   [Map]
Equality   [Map]Marbury   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Goodwater   [Map]Mountain Creek   [Map]Titus   [Map]
Hissop   [Map]Our Town   [Map]Verbena   [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 start 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 Old Union Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph 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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124265   (Name of Record: Old Union Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coosa
Lat: 32.8773463     Lon: -86.2977512   [Map]
Elev: 165         Map Name: Flag Mountain

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Coosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.8773, Longitude: -86.2978     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Union Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Union 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 that begins 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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