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Russell Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Russell 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 Russell Cemetery...

The Russell 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 Russell Cemetery

Lat:   34.8506°   (34° 51' 2")

Lon:   -85.8914°   (-85° 53' 29")

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


 

  Russell Cemetery  


  Helton Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Carr Cemetery
  Rorex Cemetery
  Cargile Cemetery
  Coffey Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Longacre Cemetery
   Location verified
  Roach Cemetery
  Burch Cemetery
  Lewallen Cemetery
  Shipp Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Cawlfield Cemetery
  Stogspill Cemetery
  Lovelady Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Caperton Cemetery
  Walker - Arnold Cemetery
   Location verified
  Loyds Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Middleton Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Cross Cemetery
  Tally Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Russell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Abbott Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin - Cameron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown - Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caperton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cawlfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foshee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Inglis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jacoway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longacre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCrary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McMahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pauper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Renshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rorex Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sikes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sterne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Talley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Walker - Arnold Cemetery (FAG ID #2454684)

Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wimberley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Russell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Russell Cemetery.

Berrys   [Map]Fairfield   [Map]New Hope (TN)   [Map]
Bridgeport   [Map]Ferncliff   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Flat Rock   [Map]Orme (TN)   [Map]
Bryant   [Map]Gray   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Copenhagen   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Richard City (TN)   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Higdon   [Map]Sal City (TN)   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]Hytop   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Ider   [Map]South Pittsburg (TN)   [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 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 Russell 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:

Cherokee 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 Russell 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 Russell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #126029   (Name of Record: Russell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.8506382     Lon: -85.891366   [Map]
Elev: 208         Map Name: Wannville

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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: 34.8506, Longitude: -85.8914     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Russell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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