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(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Dement 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 Dement Cemetery...

The Dement Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Moulton.

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

Lat:   34.4987°   (34° 29' 55")

Lon:   -87.1917°   (-87° 11' 30")

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

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


 

  Dement Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Courtland   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Falkville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Hartselle   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Moulton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Town Creek   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dement Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Dement Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aldridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Byars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Clardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Heflin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Johnson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Keys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Kitchens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Morris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Moulton Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Paff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Puckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Raper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Simms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Speake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Stephenson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Dement Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Wilborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dement Cemetery
 
Woodard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dement Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Avoca   [Map]Flint City   [Map]Muck City   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Grayson   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Wren   [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 first visit 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 Dement Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette 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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       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    
Lincoln 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 Lawrence County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lawrence 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 Dement 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 Dement Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #159495   (Name of Record: Dement Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.4987056     Lon: -87.1916837   [Map]
Elev: 201         Map Name: Oakville

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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: 34.4987, Longitude: -87.1917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dement Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dement 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 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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