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Rooks Cemetery
(Marshall County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Rooks 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 Rooks Cemetery...

The Rooks 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 Rooks Cemetery

Lat:   34.3834°   (34° 23' 0")

Lon:   -86.1408°   (-86° 8' 26")

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


 

  Rooks Cemetery  


  Prospect Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  King Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Martling Cemetery
  Woosley Cemetery
  Dalrymple Cemetery
  Chandler Cemetery
  McKendree Cemetery
  Center Point Cemetery
  Alder Springs Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  New Canaan Cemetery
  Haney Chapel Cemetery
  Eason Johnson Cemetery
  Kirby Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Kennamer Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 62 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Rooks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alder Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blessing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dalrymple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
De Kalb Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eason Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guntersville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henryville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lowrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McFarland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McFarlane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKendree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Myrtletree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Brashiers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Albertville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Preston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rainey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thomason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turnover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaught Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Rooks Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Rooks Cemetery.

Albertville   [Map]Dodsonville   [Map]Horton   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Ferns Quarter   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]
Boaz   [Map]Floy   [Map]Langston   [Map]
Chigger Hill   [Map]Fort Deposit   [Map]Mill Village   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Fyffe   [Map]Rabbit Town   [Map]
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]Geraldine   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Columbus City   [Map]Grant   [Map]Sardis City   [Map]
Cotnam   [Map]Gregory   [Map]Shiloh   [Map]
Crossville   [Map]Grove Oak   [Map]Whitesboro   [Map]
Dawson   [Map]Guntersville   [Map]Wyeth City   [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 like to 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 - 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 Rooks 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    
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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       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 Rooks 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 Rooks Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125922   (Name of Record: Rooks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marshall
Lat: 34.3834237     Lon: -86.1408116   [Map]
Elev: 331         Map Name: Columbus City

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Marshall County

About Alabama

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: 34.3834, Longitude: -86.1408     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rooks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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