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(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Berea 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 on 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 Berea Cemetery...

The Berea Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.8540°   (34° 51' 14")

Lon:   -87.0567°   (-87° 3' 24")

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

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


 

  Berea Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Berea Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Berea Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Limestone County.

Antioch Cemetery #1   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berea Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Cunningham Cemetery (FAG ID #22392)
 
Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Hughey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Berea Cemetery
 
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Berea Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Berea Cemetery
 
New Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Shoemaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Witty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Berea Cemetery
 
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berea 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 Berea Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Cedar Hill   [Map]Estaville   [Map]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Clifton   [Map]Estep   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Corum   [Map]Garner   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Rogersville   [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 either 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 Berea Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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    
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     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore 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 Limestone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone 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 Berea 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 Berea Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113941   (Name of Record: Berea Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.8539757     Lon: -87.0566772   [Map]
Elev: 217         Map Name: Ripley

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.8540, Longitude: -87.0567     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Berea Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Berea 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 that begins 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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<4>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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