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(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Roberts 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 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 Roberts Cemetery...

The Roberts Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Moulton.

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

Lat:   34.4309°   (34° 25' 51")

Lon:   -87.2925°   (-87° 17' 33")

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


 

  Roberts Cemetery  


  Long Cemetery
  Gibson Cemetery
  Byars Cemetery
  Cheatham Cemetery
  Moulton Municipal Cemetery
  Simms Cemetery
  McDonald Cemetery
  Woodard Cemetery
  Moody Cemetery
  Warren Cemetery
  Heflin Cemetery
  Bogar Cemetery
  Milam Cemetery
  Aldridge Cemetery
  Landersville Cemetery
  Alexander Cemetery
  Almon Cemetery
  Wilborn Cemetery
  Hodges Cemetery
  Watkins Cemetery
  Old Prospect Cemetery
  McLemore Cemetery
  Paff Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Alexander Cemetery
  Tapsville Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 52 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Roberts Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lawrence County.

Aldridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Arbor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Asherbraner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Bogar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Byars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Dement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Heflin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Kitchens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Landersville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
McLemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Moulton Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Paff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Simms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Speake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Stephenson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Tapsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Town Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Wilborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Woodard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Roberts 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Roberts Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Flint City   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]
Avoca   [Map]Grayson   [Map]Muck City   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Houston   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Wren   [Map]
Double Springs   [Map]Moulton   [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 either 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 Roberts Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lawrence 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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      
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #160496   (Name of Record: Roberts Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.4309298     Lon: -87.2925192   [Map]
Elev: 210         Map Name: Moulton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Lawrence 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: 34.4309, Longitude: -87.2925     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Roberts Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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