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Richardson Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Richardson 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 Richardson Cemetery...

The Richardson Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.9093°   (34° 54' 33")

Lon:   -88.0656°   (-88° 3' 56")

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


 

  Richardson Cemetery  


  Faint Hope Cemetery (TN)
  Clement Cemetery (MS)
  Wates Cemetery (AL)
  Camp Ground Cemetery (MS)
  Shaw Cemetery (AL)
  Davis Cemetery (AL)
  Carson Cemetery (AL)
  Douthit Cemetery (AL)
  Scott Cemetery (AL)
  Burnstown Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery (AL)
  Johnson Cemetery (AL)
  Hubbard Cemetery (MS)
  Toenail Cemetery (MS)
  Parker Cemetery (AL)
  Crenshaw Cemetery (AL)
  Sharp Cemetery (AL)
  Lane Cemetery (AL)
  Short Creek Cemetery (MS)
  Carytown Cemetery (AL)
  Oak Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Snowdown Cemetery (MS)
  Watkins Cemetery (AL)
  Jackson Cemetery (AL)
  Beall Cemetery (MS)
  Pride Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Richardson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Athens City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beall Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burnstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Camp Ground Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carytown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clement Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curtis Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douthit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faint Hope Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fielder Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hitchcock Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hitchcock Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollands Creek Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Baptist Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patrick Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Short Creek Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Snowdown Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Toenail Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Richardson Cemetery.

Burnsville (MS)   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Farmington (MS)   [Map]Paden (MS)   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Pyburn (TN)   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Glen (MS)   [Map]Slab Town (TN)   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Crows Camp   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Waterloo   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Iuka (MS)   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Richardson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chester County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125609   (Name of Record: Richardson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.9092538     Lon: -88.0655921   [Map]
Elev: 141         Map Name: Waterloo

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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: 34.9093, Longitude: -88.0656     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Richardson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Richardson 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' 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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