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The location of Caperton Cemetery









A visit to the Caperton Cemetery ...

The location of the Caperton Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Caperton Cemetery ...

The Caperton Cemetery is located in Jackson County.

The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro. Scottsboro lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of the Caperton Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Caperton Cemetery

Lat:   34.8420°   (34° 50' 31")

Lon:   -85.8078°   (-85° 48' 28")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Caperton Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Caperton Cemetery.

Berrys   [Map]     Hollywood   [Map]    
Blackankle   [Map]     Hytop   [Map]    
Bridgeport   [Map]     Ider   [Map]    
Browns Valley   [Map]     Kimball (TN)   [Map]    
Bryant   [Map]     New Hope (TN)   [Map]    
Cole City (GA)   [Map]     New Town   [Map]    
Copenhagen   [Map]     Orme (TN)   [Map]    
Fackler   [Map]     Pisgah   [Map]    
Fairfield   [Map]     Richard City (TN)   [Map]    
Flat Rock   [Map]     Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]    
Gray   [Map]     South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]    
Henagar   [Map]     Stevenson   [Map]    
Higdon   [Map]     Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bridgeport   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Rising Fawn   [Map]
 - Located in Dade County (GA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
South Pittsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Stevenson   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Caperton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Caperton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jackson County.

Austin - Cameron Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Brown - Cox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Bryant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Cargile Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Cargile Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Carr Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Cawlfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Coffee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Coffey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Coffey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1963734<4>

Cross Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Cross Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Cross Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Cross Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Foshee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Gray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Greer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Hackworth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Helton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Jacoway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Longacre Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Caperton Cemetery

Loyds Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Caperton Cemetery

Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Caperton Cemetery

McMahan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Middleton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Caperton Cemetery

Moore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Potts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Ridley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Roach Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Rorex Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Caperton Cemetery

Russell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Caperton Cemetery

Shipp Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Sterne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Caperton Cemetery

Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Caperton Cemetery

Talley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Tally Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2454684

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

Walker Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Washington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery

Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery

Wimberley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Caperton 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 Caperton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115602   (Name of Record: Caperton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.8420264     Lon: -85.8077523   [Map]
Elev: 195         Map Name: Stevenson

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Caperton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8420, Longitude: -85.8078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Caperton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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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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