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(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Powell 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 Powell Cemetery...

The Powell Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   35.0018°   (35° 0' 6")

Lon:   -87.6061°   (-87° 36' 21")

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

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


 

  Powell Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Powell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Belew Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Blair Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Brewer Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Brewer Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Canerday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Cauhorn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Chisholm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Emaline Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Friendship Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Hardwick Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Hensley Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Hollis Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Macedonia Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
McDougal Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
New Ground Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the New Ground Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2323740)
 
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Bethel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Parsonage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Paulk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Railroad Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Richardson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Roberson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
St. Joseph Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Shiloh Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Wade Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Wayland Springs Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Whitten Chapel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Whittens Cross Roads Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Wolf Creek Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)

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 Powell Cemetery.

Arnot   [Map]Cypress Creek   [Map]Loretto (TN)   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Florence   [Map]Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Belew   [Map]Green Hill   [Map]Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Iron City (TN)   [Map]Slabtown   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Killen   [Map]Wilson Dam   [Map]
Collinwood (TN)   [Map]Lexington   [Map]Zip City   [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 either 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 Powell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin 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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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    
Prentiss 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    
Hickman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis 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    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry 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 Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale 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 Powell 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 Powell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125225   (Name of Record: Powell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 35.0017497     Lon: -87.6061362   [Map]
Elev: 232         Map Name: Saint Joseph

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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: 35.0018, Longitude: -87.6061     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Powell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Powell 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' distance that stretches from . 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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<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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