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Pride Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pride 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 Pride Cemetery...

The Pride Cemetery is located in Colbert County. The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia.

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

Lat:   34.7106°   (34° 42' 38")

Lon:   -87.7764°   (-87° 46' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Pride 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 Pride 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Pride Cemetery  


  Peters Cemetery
  Donley Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Keeton Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Rutland Cemetery
  Smith Bottom Cemetery
  Richardson Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Byrd Cemetery
  Key Cemetery
  Holland Cemetery
  Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Huff Cemetery
  Burton Cemetery
  Henson Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
   Location verified
  Basden Cemetery
  Greenhill Cemetery
  New Bethel Memorial Cemetery
  Gibbs Cemetery
  Underwood Cemetery
  Guy Cemetery
  County Farm Cemetery
  Community Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pride Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Basden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colbert County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Donley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gadd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Isbell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Watkins Cemetery (FAG ID #26961)

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pride Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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 Pride Cemetery.

Bainbridge   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Florence   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Tuscumbia   [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 turn to 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 - 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 Pride Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Marion 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    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125277   (Name of Record: Pride Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7106458     Lon: -87.7764208   [Map]
Elev: 154         Map Name: Pride

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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: 34.7106, Longitude: -87.7764     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pride Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pride 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 begins in . 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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