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(Madison County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Powers 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 Powers Cemetery...

The Powers 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 Powers Cemetery

Lat:   34.8609°   (34° 51' 39")

Lon:   -86.7583°   (-86° 45' 29")

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

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


 

  Powers Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 76 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Powers Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams - Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Bayless Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Beaverdam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Booker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Bouldin - Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Concord Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Conley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Conley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Cummins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Dedman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Douglass - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Fairview Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Fearn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Fords Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Fowlkes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
German Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Gladstone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Golightly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Hammond - Roult Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Hardin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Hereford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Hutchings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Joyner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Love - Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Madison Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
McClellan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Milhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Minor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Moore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Morgan - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Motes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Nance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Newby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Nick Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powers Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Pulley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Ready Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Seay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Seay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Tibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Tuck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Vasser - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Walls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Powers Cemetery.

Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Madison   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Mercury   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Garner   [Map]Normal   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Hazel Green   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Toney   [Map]
Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Lincoln   [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 begin 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 - although 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 Powers 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    
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    
Coffee 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    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rutherford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson 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 Powers 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 Powers Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125231   (Name of Record: Powers Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.8609216     Lon: -86.7583326   [Map]
Elev: 253         Map Name: Capshaw

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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: 34.8609, Longitude: -86.7583     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Powers Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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