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Rock Springs Cemetery
(Marshall County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Rock Springs Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Rock Springs 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 Rock Springs Cemetery...

The Rock Springs Cemetery is located in Marshall County. The county seat for Marshall County is located in Guntersville.

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

Lat:   34.2409°   (34° 14' 27")

Lon:   -86.3253°   (-86° 19' 31")

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


 

  Rock Springs Cemetery  


  Ridgway Cemetery
  Berry - Brookshire Cemetery
  Griffin Cemetery
  Red Hill Cemetery
  Happy Home Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Boyles Cemetery
  High Point Cemetery
  Bodine Cemetery
  White Oak Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Mt. High Cemetery
  Nixons Chapel Cemetery
  Little Branch Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Clear Springs Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Zion Hill Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Douglas Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Rock Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry - Brookshire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bodine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Douglas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guntersville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Happy Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
High Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. High Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Brashiers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nixons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Albertville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ridgway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Rock Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rock Springs 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 Rock Springs Cemetery.

Albertville   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Rabbit Town   [Map]
Arab   [Map]Fowler   [Map]Sardis City   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Friendship   [Map]Scant City   [Map]
Big Spring   [Map]Greer   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Boaz   [Map]Gregory   [Map]Summit   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Guntersville   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Horton   [Map]Walnut Grove   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Mill Village   [Map]Wyeth City   [Map]
Craig   [Map]Mountainboro   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Rock Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147505   (Name of Record: Rock Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marshall
Lat: 34.2409279     Lon: -86.3252595   [Map]
Elev: 288         Map Name: Douglas

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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: 34.2409, Longitude: -86.3253     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rock Springs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rock Springs 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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