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(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Caperton 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 Caperton Cemetery...

The Caperton Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of 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)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Caperton Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Rising Fawn   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County (GA)
 
South Pittsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Stevenson   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery

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]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Bonaventure Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Brown - Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Cawlfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Foshee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Hackworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Jacoway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Longacre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Lovelady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Loyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
McMahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Moore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Ridley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Rorex Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Sterne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Stogspill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Swafford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Talley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Tally Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Walker - Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Walker - Arnold Cemetery (FAG ID #2454684)
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Walker Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Caperton Cemetery
 
Wimberley Cemetery   [Map]
 - 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.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Caperton Cemetery.

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

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah 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    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bledsoe County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

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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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: 34.8420, Longitude: -85.8078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Caperton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Caperton 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' distance that stretches from . 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.

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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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