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Ryland Cemetery
(Madison County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ryland 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 Ryland Cemetery...

The Ryland Cemetery is located in Madison County. The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville.

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

Lat:   34.7698°   (34° 46' 11")

Lon:   -86.4750°   (-86° 28' 29")

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


 

  Ryland Cemetery  


  Ford Cemetery
  Chambless - Byrne Cemetery
  Penny Cemetery
  Morrow - Stewart Cemetery
  Hewlett Cemetery
  Drake - Keith Cemetery
  Clopton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Daniel - Lawler Cemetery
  Belleview Cemetery
  Jehu Lawler Cemetery
  Roundtree - Gentry Cemetery
  Spriggs Cemetery
  Tiller Cemetery
  Rowe Cemetery
  Antioch Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  Hewlett Cemetery
  Connally Cemetery
  Crowson Hill Cemetery
  Valhalla Memorial Gardens
  Lawler Cemetery
  Tally Cemetery
  Sanford Cemetery
  Scruggs Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  Sublett Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Madison County.

Antioch Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Battle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belleview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burdine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambless - Byrne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clopton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Clopton Cemetery (FAG ID #2279589)

Connally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crowson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel - Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake - Keith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harbin - Dalton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hewlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hewlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jehu Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Locust Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCrary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrow - Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Normal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragsdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roundtree - Gentry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spriggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Strong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Strong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sublett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valhalla Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ryland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ryland Cemetery.

Big Cove   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Gurley   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Hazel Green   [Map]New Market   [Map]Woodville   [Map]
Hillsboro   [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 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 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 Ryland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount 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    
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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       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    
Lawrence 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 Madison County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Madison 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 Ryland 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 Ryland Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157502   (Name of Record: Ryland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.7698125     Lon: -86.4749893   [Map]
Elev: 214         Map Name: Maysville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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: 34.7698, Longitude: -86.4750     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ryland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ryland 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 beginning in . 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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