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Rutland Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Rutland Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Rutland 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 Rutland Cemetery...

The Rutland Cemetery is located in Colbert County. The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia.

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

Lat:   34.7554°   (34° 45' 19")

Lon:   -87.9964°   (-87° 59' 47")

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


 

  Rutland Cemetery  


  Davis Cemetery
  Morris Hill Cemetery
  Burnstown Cemetery
  Cherokee Cemetery
  Crenshaw Cemetery
  Canaan Cemetery
  Lane Cemetery
  Watkins Cemetery
   Location verified
  Carytown Cemetery
  Barton Cemetery
  Perkins Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Jackson Cemetery
  Mt. Hester Cemetery
  Pride Cemetery
  Alsobrook Cemetery
  Athens City Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Richard Cemetery
   Location verified
  Garrett Cemetery
  Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Malone Cemetery
  Mountain Mills Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Davis Temple Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Rutland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alsobrook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Athens City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burnstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carytown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCaig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Twitty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Watkins Cemetery (FAG ID #26961)

Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rutland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Rutland Cemetery.

Belgreen   [Map]Cypress Creek   [Map]Iuka (MS)   [Map]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]Denton   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Florence   [Map]Paden (MS)   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Crows Camp   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Waterloo   [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 begin 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 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 Rutland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chester County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #126055   (Name of Record: Rutland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7553678     Lon: -87.996426   [Map]
Elev: 171         Map Name: Cherokee

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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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: -87.9964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rutland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rutland 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' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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