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Ripley Cemetery
(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ripley 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 Ripley Cemetery...

The Ripley 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 Ripley Cemetery

Lat:   34.7556°   (34° 45' 20")

Lon:   -87.1350°   (-87° 8' 6")

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


 

  Ripley Cemetery  


  Lentzville Cemetery
  Farrow Cemetery
  Shoemaker Cemetery
  Yarbrough Cemetery
  Wallace Cemetery
  Riddle Cemetery
  Townsend Cemetery
  Wallace Cemetery
  Dement Cemetery
  Early Cemetery
  Yarbrough Cemetery
  Mason Cemetery
  Hudson Cemetery
  Proctor Cemetery
  Brooks Cemetery
  Newman Cemetery
  Valley View Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Lucy Cemetery
  Benford Cemetery
  Hardy Cemetery
  Cramer Cemetery
  Poplar Creek Cemetery
  Binford Cemetery
  Poplar Creek Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 73 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Ripley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barclay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bedingfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Benford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Binford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cramer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Early Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ennix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flower Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster - Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higgens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jobe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Locklayer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lucy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McBride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nebo Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pointer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Proctor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Round Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rutherford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shoemaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temperance Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warmack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ripley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ripley Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Courtland   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Decatur   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Estep   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Garner   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Hillsboro   [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 begin with 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 Ripley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Limestone 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    
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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
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    
Lewis 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    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore 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 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 Ripley 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 Ripley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125649   (Name of Record: Ripley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.7556444     Lon: -87.1350141   [Map]
Elev: 191         Map Name: Cairo

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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: 34.7556, Longitude: -87.1350     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ripley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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