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(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Tharp Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 seven sections:

The Location of the Tharp Cemetery...

The Tharp 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 Tharp Cemetery

Lat:   34.5881°   (34° 35' 17")

Lon:   -87.6925°   (-87° 41' 32")

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

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


 

  Tharp Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Tharp Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Colbert County.

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

Florence   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Leighton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Phil Campbell   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Russellville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Tuscumbia   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Tharp Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Tharp Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Bickley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Bob Saint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location is estimated
 
Burnt Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Devaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Donley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Franklin Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Gadd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Isbell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Luketown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location is estimated
 
New Bethel Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Number 6 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Orman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Osborn Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Pennington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Ricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Sadler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Sargent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Tharptown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Wilson - Nooe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tharp Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tharp Cemetery

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 Tharp Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Florence   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Tuscumbia   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Tharp Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cullman 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale 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    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Tharp 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 Tharp Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #127788   (Name of Record: Tharp Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.5881484     Lon: -87.6925306   [Map]
Elev: 208         Map Name: Russellville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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: 34.5881, Longitude: -87.6925     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Tharp Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Tharp 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 starting 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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<4>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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