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(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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The location of Carson Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Carson 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.

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The Location of the Carson Cemetery...

The Carson Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.9893°   (34° 59' 21")

Lon:   -88.1584°   (-88° 9' 30")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Carson Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Adamsville   [Map]
 - Located in McNairy County (TN)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Burnsville   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Cherokee   [Map]
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Corinth   [Map]
 - Located in Alcorn County (MS)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Iuka   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Carson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beall Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Branum Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Camp Ground Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Clement Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Curtis Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Faint Hope Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Hitchcock Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Hitchcock Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Hollands Creek Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Hubbard Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Carson Cemetery
 
North Cross Roads Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Old White Sulphur Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Patrick Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Popular Springs Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Shanghai Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18312<4>
 
Short Creek Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Stout Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Tacker Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Wates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carson Cemetery
 
White Sulphur Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carson Cemetery
 
Wood Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County (TN)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carson Cemetery.

Adamsville (TN)   [Map]Crump (TN)   [Map]New Town (TN)   [Map]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Pyburn (TN)   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Farmington (MS)   [Map]Savannah (TN)   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Glen (MS)   [Map]Slab Town (TN)   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Guys (TN)   [Map]Stantonville (TN)   [Map]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]Iuka (MS)   [Map]Waterloo   [Map]
Crows Camp   [Map]Michie (TN)   [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 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 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 Carson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin 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    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chester County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henderson 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    
Madison County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry 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 Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale 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 Carson 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 Carson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115655   (Name of Record: Carson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.9892526     Lon: -88.1583715   [Map]
Elev: 188         Map Name: Yellow Creek

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.9893, Longitude: -88.1584     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Carson 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 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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