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Renshaw Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Renshaw 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 Renshaw Cemetery...

The Renshaw Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.7945°   (34° 47' 40")

Lon:   -85.9783°   (-85° 58' 41")

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


 

  Renshaw Cemetery  


  Austell Cemetery
  Roach Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Lewallen Cemetery
  Loyds Cemetery
  Stogspill Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Moody Cemetery
  Dolberry Cemetery
  Maynard Cove Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Elkins Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Inglis Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Rorex Cemetery
  Hurt Cemetery
  Coffey Cemetery
  Pauper Cemetery
  Barbee Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 62 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Renshaw Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bellefonte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brandon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dolberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hansbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Inglis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longacre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maynard Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Norwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pauper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinehaven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Proctor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rorex Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Skyline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Travis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Renshaw Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Walker - Arnold Cemetery (FAG ID #2454684)

Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Renshaw 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 Renshaw Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Fairfield   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Berrys   [Map]Ferncliff   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Flat Rock   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Gray   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Dodsonville   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Section   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Stevenson   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]New Town   [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 visit 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 - you should note 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 Renshaw Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee 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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Warren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125567   (Name of Record: Renshaw Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.7945275     Lon: -85.9783128   [Map]
Elev: 185         Map Name: Wannville

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

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: 34.7945, Longitude: -85.9783     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Renshaw Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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