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Sipsey Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Sipsey Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Sipsey Cemetery...

The Sipsey Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.8204°   (33° 49' 13")

Lon:   -87.0927°   (-87° 5' 33")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Sipsey Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Sipsey Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Sipsey Cemetery. The following communities are located in Walker County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Sipsey Cemetery.

Cordova   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the Southwest (SW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Jasper   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Sumiton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sipsey Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sipsey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aaron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Arkadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Bolden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Boldo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Brasfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Brasfield Cemetery (FAG ID #2168058)
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Drummond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 
John Porter Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the John Porter Family Cemetery (FAG ID #25611)
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Mauldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
McKinley Chapel Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Mt. Cedrum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
New Horizon Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Samaria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sipsey Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County

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 Sipsey Cemetery.

Arkadelphia   [Map]Creel   [Map]Quinton   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Dora   [Map]Red Hill   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Empire   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Robbins Crossroads   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Media   [Map]Sayre   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Parrish   [Map]Sumiton   [Map]
Corner   [Map]Powellville   [Map]Twilley Town   [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 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 Sipsey Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

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About Walker County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from . 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Sipsey Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8204, Longitude: -87.0927     [Map].

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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