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Ragland Cemetery
(Madison 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 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 Ragland Cemetery...

The Ragland 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 Ragland Cemetery

Lat:   34.6462°   (34° 38' 46")

Lon:   -86.7381°   (-86° 44' 17")

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.

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.


 

  Ragland Cemetery  


  Washington Cemetery
  Hancock Cemetery
  Camper Cemetery
  Lipscomb Cemetery
  Gooch - Dublin Cemetery
  Inman Cemetery
  Whitworth Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Holding Cemetery
  Bibb Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  Madison Cemetery
  New Haven Cemetery
  Royal Cemetery
  Arnett Cemetery
  Palmer Cemetery
  Gowan Cemetery
  Faith Memorial Cemetery
  Powhatan - Toney Cemetery
  Green Grove Cemetery
  Rowe Cemetery
  Peete Cemetery
  Barclay - Teney Cemetery
  Withers Cemetery
  Groves Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Ragland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ballinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Batts - Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Betts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bibb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwell - Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Camper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Draper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Draper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faith Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fennil Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gooch - Dublin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gowan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hundley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hunley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Landman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lynch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Triana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peete Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penland - Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Royal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Triana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Withers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ragland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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.

Belle Mina   [Map]Greenwycke Village   [Map]Normal   [Map]
Big Cove   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Madison   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Triana   [Map]
Garner   [Map]Mooresville   [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 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 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     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson 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    
Marshall 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    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 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 #125407   (Name of Record: Ragland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6462027     Lon: -86.7380538   [Map]
Elev: 177         Map Name: Madison

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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: 34.6462, Longitude: -86.7381     [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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins 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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