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(Madison County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Palmer 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.

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The Location of the Palmer Cemetery...

The Palmer Cemetery is located in Madison County. The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville.

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

Lat:   34.6920°   (34° 41' 31")

Lon:   -86.7842°   (-86° 47' 3")

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

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


 

  Palmer Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 56 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Palmer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Arnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Betts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Bibb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Bibb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Binford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Blackwell - Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Camper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Clift Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Faith Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Fowlkes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Gooch - Dublin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Gowan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Holder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Holding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Hundley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Huntsville Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Jamar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
McClellan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Parker Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Peebles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Peete Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Peete Cemetery (FAG ID #25327)
 
Pike Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Quarter Lot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Ragland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Ragland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Royal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Thatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Palmer Cemetery
 
Withers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Woodsides Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Palmer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Palmer Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Slaughter Landing   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Madison   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Toney   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Triana   [Map]
Garner   [Map]Normal   [Map]Valhermoso Springs   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]Orrville   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Palmer Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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    
Etowah 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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #152835   (Name of Record: Palmer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6920356     Lon: -86.7841667   [Map]
Elev: 207         Map Name: Greenbrier

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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: 34.6920, Longitude: -86.7842     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Palmer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Palmer 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 drawn 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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