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Rousseau Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Rousseau 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 Rousseau Cemetery...

The Rousseau 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 Rousseau Cemetery

Lat:   34.7554°   (34° 45' 19")

Lon:   -86.3311°   (-86° 19' 51")

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


 

  Rousseau Cemetery  


  Sharp Cemetery #2
  Trenton Cemetery
  Sharp Cemetery
  Rousseau Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
  Todd Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Kirk Cemetery
  Ragsdale Cemetery
  Webb Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Blair Cemetery
  Morring Cemetery
  Latham Cemetery
  Moon Cemetery
  Rousseau Cemetery
  Spriggs Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Pleasant Mount Cemetery
  Flanagan Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Roberson Cemetery
  Nelson Chapel Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Bingham Cemetery
  Clay Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Rousseau Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bragg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bullock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambless - Byrne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Connally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crowson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel - Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Drake - Keith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flanagan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollytree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jehu Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Latham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrow - Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paint Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragsdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roundtree - Gentry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Clair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery #2   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spriggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sublett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Todd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Tone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trenton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rousseau Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rousseau 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 Rousseau Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Big Cove   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]New Hope   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]New Market   [Map]Woodville   [Map]
Gurley   [Map]Normal   [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 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 Rousseau 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    
Lauderdale 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker 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    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy 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    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore 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 Rousseau 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 Rousseau Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149591   (Name of Record: Rousseau Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.7553661     Lon: -86.3310973   [Map]
Elev: 222         Map Name: Hollytree

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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: 34.7554, Longitude: -86.3311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rousseau Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rousseau 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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