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(Madison County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Potts 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 Potts Cemetery...

The Potts 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 Potts Cemetery

Lat:   34.7034°   (34° 42' 12")

Lon:   -86.4422°   (-86° 26' 31")

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


 

  Potts Cemetery  


  Ryland Cemetery
  Vinson Cemetery
  Steger - Ormond Cemetery
  Blair Cemetery
  Russell J Kelly Cemetery
  Moore - Holmes Cemetery
  Kelly Cemetery
  Pickens Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Drake Cemetery
  Chambless - Byrne Cemetery
  Dunkin Cemetery
  Jehu Lawler Cemetery
  Echols Cemetery
  Hewlett Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Crowson Hill Cemetery
  Beason Cemetery
  Lawler Cemetery
  Big Cove Cemetery
  Sanford Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Hayes Cemetery
  Sublett Cemetery
  Fleming Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 79 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Potts Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Acklin - Derrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belleview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brazelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bullock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambless - Byrne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clopton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Clopton Cemetery (FAG ID #2279589)

Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Connally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crowson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel - Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake - Keith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grayson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hewlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jehu Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Latham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrow - Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paint Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragsdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roundtree - Gentry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell J Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ryland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spriggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Steger - Ormond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sublett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Potts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Potts Cemetery.

Big Cove   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Gurley   [Map]New Hope   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Hollytree   [Map]New Market   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Huntsville   [Map]Normal   [Map]Woodville   [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 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 Potts Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Potts 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 Potts Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125212   (Name of Record: Potts Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.7034234     Lon: -86.4422103   [Map]
Elev: 202         Map Name: Moontown

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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: 34.7034, Longitude: -86.4422     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Potts Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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