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The location of Clark Cemetery









A visit to the Clark Cemetery ...

The location of the Clark 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 Clark Cemetery ...

The Clark Cemetery is located in Jackson County.

The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro. Scottsboro lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of the Clark Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   34.6518°   (34° 39' 6")

Lon:   -85.8316°   (-85° 49' 53")

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

Berrys   [Map]     Hollywood   [Map]    
Blackankle   [Map]     Ider   [Map]    
Chavies   [Map]     Mentone   [Map]    
Cordell   [Map]     Pine Ridge   [Map]    
Dutton   [Map]     Pisgah   [Map]    
Fackler   [Map]     Powell   [Map]    
Fairfield   [Map]     Rainsville   [Map]    
Ferncliff   [Map]     Rock City   [Map]    
Flat Rock   [Map]     Scottsboro   [Map]    
Fyffe   [Map]     Section   [Map]    
Gray   [Map]     Shiloh   [Map]    
Hammondville   [Map]     Sylvania   [Map]    
Henagar   [Map]     Valley Head   [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 Clark 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 Clark Cemetery.

Fyffe   [Map]
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Clark Cemetery
 
Rainsville   [Map]
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Clark Cemetery
 
Scottsboro   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Clark Cemetery
 
Valley Head   [Map]
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clark Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Clark 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:

Blount County:     Cyndi's
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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 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Clark Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bellefonte Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Clark Cemetery

Biddle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in DeKalb County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Clark Cemetery

Chaney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chisenhall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coffey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Clark Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1963734<4>

Dean Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Clark Cemetery

Finnell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Clark Cemetery

Friendship Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gant Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hansbrough Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Clark Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23577

Mahan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in DeKalb County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Clark Cemetery

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Clark Cemetery

New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in DeKalb County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Clark Cemetery

New Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Clark Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Clark Cemetery

Norwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pea Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in DeKalb County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Clark Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Clark Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2156085

Samples Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Clark Cemetery

Sarratt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Clark Cemetery

Shipp Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Clark Cemetery

Unity Cemetery   [Map]

Located in DeKalb County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Clark Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Clark 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 Clark Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116175   (Name of Record: Clark Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.6517506     Lon: -85.8316403   [Map]
Elev: 413         Map Name: Henagar

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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 'straight-line' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Clark Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6518, Longitude: -85.8316     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Clark 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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