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Rorex Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Rorex 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 Rorex Cemetery...

The Rorex Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.8242°   (34° 49' 27")

Lon:   -85.9355°   (-85° 56' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Rorex 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 Rorex 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Rorex Cemetery  


  Allison Cemetery
  Moody Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Kyles Cemetery
  Austell Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Shipp Cemetery
  Walker - Arnold Cemetery
   Location verified
  Russell Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Inglis Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Renshaw Cemetery
  Coffey Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Lewallen Cemetery
  Pauper Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery
  Stogspill Cemetery
  Baker Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Rorex Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dolberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Inglis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longacre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pauper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Renshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Walker - Arnold Cemetery (FAG ID #2454684)

Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rorex Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Rorex Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Fackler   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Berrys   [Map]Fairfield   [Map]Orme (TN)   [Map]
Bridgeport   [Map]Ferncliff   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Flat Rock   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Copenhagen   [Map]Gray   [Map]Richard City (TN)   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Section   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Skyline   [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 first visit 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 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 Rorex Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee 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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison 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    
Catoosa County (GA):       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    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton 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    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Warren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125930   (Name of Record: Rorex Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.8242496     Lon: -85.935534   [Map]
Elev: 190         Map Name: Wannville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Jackson 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: 34.8242, Longitude: -85.9355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rorex Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rorex 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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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