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(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Penny Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Penny 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 Penny Cemetery...

The Penny Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Moulton.

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

Lat:   34.6068°   (34° 36' 24")

Lon:   -87.1939°   (-87° 11' 38")

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

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


 

  Penny Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Courtland   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Moulton   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Town Creek   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Penny Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Barclay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Brides Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Burt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Clardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Clardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Cottingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Cramer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Dement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Dossey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Ennix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Fennell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Flower Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Foster - Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Garth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Grayson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Hacklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Jobe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Lile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Lile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Locklayer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Mayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
McBride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Minor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Morris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Neville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Pointer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Rainwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Raper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Stockton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Trotter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Penny Cemetery
 
Wimbley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Penny Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan 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 Penny Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Muck City   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Flint City   [Map]North Courtland   [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 first visit 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 Penny Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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    
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    
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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       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    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124592   (Name of Record: Penny Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.6067587     Lon: -87.1939057   [Map]
Elev: 196         Map Name: Caddo

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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: 34.6068, Longitude: -87.1939     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Penny Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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