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Pryor Cemetery
(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pryor 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 Pryor Cemetery...

The Pryor Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.6795°   (34° 40' 46")

Lon:   -86.9461°   (-86° 56' 45")

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

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


 

  Pryor Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pryor Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Bibb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Bridgeforth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Burrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Burt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Cambridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Center Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Dancy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Decatur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Gamble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Grayson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Hundley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Lucas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Macklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Menefee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Nebo Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Neville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Peebles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Peete Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Peete Cemetery (FAG ID #25327)
 
Polly Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Proctor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Quarter Lot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Ragland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Roselawn Cemetery (FAG ID #25903)
 
Roselawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Round Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Tanner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Thach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Thatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Woodsides Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pryor Cemetery
 
Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pryor Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pryor Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]Flint City   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Garner   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Madison   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Triana   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Trinity   [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 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Pryor Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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    
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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       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    
Moore 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 Limestone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone 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 Pryor 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 Pryor Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125349   (Name of Record: Pryor Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.6795352     Lon: -86.9461178   [Map]
Elev: 183         Map Name: Tanner

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.6795, Longitude: -86.9461     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pryor Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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