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(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ragland 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 Ragland Cemetery...

The Ragland 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 Ragland Cemetery

Lat:   34.6740°   (34° 40' 26")

Lon:   -86.8269°   (-86° 49' 36")

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

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


 

  Ragland Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 65 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Ragland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Arnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Ashford - Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave<5> entry for the Ashford - Tate Cemetery (FAG ID #21334)
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Batts - Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Betts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Bibb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Bibb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Blackwell - Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Cambridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Camper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Center Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Clift Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Faith Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Gamble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Gooch - Dublin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Gowan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Holding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Hundley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Hunley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hunley Cemetery (FAG ID #23600)
 
Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Jamar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Menefee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2401372)
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Parker Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Peebles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Pike Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Polly Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Pryor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Quarter Lot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Ragland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Royal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Thach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Thatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Whitworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Withers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Woodsides Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 
Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ragland Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ragland Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]Garner   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Slaughter Landing   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Madison   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Triana   [Map]
Flint City   [Map]Orrville   [Map]Valhermoso Springs   [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 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 Ragland 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    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah 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      
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    
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    

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 Ragland 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 Ragland Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125408   (Name of Record: Ragland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.6739801     Lon: -86.8269462   [Map]
Elev: 180         Map Name: Greenbrier

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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: 34.6740, Longitude: -86.8269     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ragland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ragland 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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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