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(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Providence Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Providence 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 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 Providence Cemetery...

The Providence Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.0951°   (34° 5' 42")

Lon:   -85.6386°   (-85° 38' 18")

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


 

  Providence Cemetery  


  Tates Chapel Cemetery
  Parker Grove Cemetery
  Sand Valley Cemetery
  Moshat Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Smith Chapel Cemetery
  Calcedonia Cemetery
  Hebron Cemetery
  Pratt Cemetery
  Morrison Cemetery
  Centre Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Weaver Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Sewell Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Garrett Cemetery
  Sheepskin Cemetery
  Neal Hill Cemetery
  Sardis Hill Cemetery
  Cherokee Memory Gardens
  Mountain Springs Cemetery
  Noah Cemetery
  Davis Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Providence Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Cherokee County.

Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Calcedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cedar Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Centre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cherokee Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Chesnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Davis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Ebenezer Alexis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Fife Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Moshat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Neal Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Noah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Parker Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sand Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sardis Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sheepskin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Tates Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Providence Cemetery.

Adelia   [Map]Collins   [Map]Kirk's Grove   [Map]
Ballplay   [Map]Coloma   [Map]Leesburg   [Map]
Banner   [Map]Dailey   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Borden Springs   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Piedmont   [Map]
Cedar Springs   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Sand Rock   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Grantville   [Map]Spring Garden   [Map]
Coato Bend   [Map]Hokes Bluff   [Map]Turkey Town   [Map]
Coat's Bend   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [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 like to 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 - 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 Providence Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne 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    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison 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     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136964   (Name of Record: Providence Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.0950976     Lon: -85.6385739   [Map]
Elev: 170         Map Name: Weisner Mountain

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.0951, Longitude: -85.6386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Providence Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Providence 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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