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Robertson Cemetery
(Hale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Robertson 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 Robertson Cemetery...

The Robertson Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.7721°   (32° 46' 19")

Lon:   -87.7047°   (-87° 42' 16")

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


 

  Robertson Cemetery  


  Akron New Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Five Mile Cemetery
  Curry Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Hatche Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Jerusalem Cemetery
  Sample Cemetery
  Burk Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Boston Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Erie Cemetery
  Langham Cemetery
  Evans Cemetery
  Mays Cemetery
  Long Cemetery
  Jackson Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Crooks Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Limestone Cemetery
  Martian Cemetery
  Ramey Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Robertson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Hale County.

Akron New Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Erie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Five Mile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatche Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Langham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhodes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sample Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stokes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Robertson Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Moundville   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Newbern   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Demopolis   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Eutaw   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Sawyerville   [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 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 - 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 Robertson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125706   (Name of Record: Robertson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.7720744     Lon: -87.7047318   [Map]
Elev: 85         Map Name: Sawyerville

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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: 32.7721, Longitude: -87.7047     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Robertson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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