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The location of Drake Cemetery









A visit to the Drake Cemetery ...

The location of the Drake 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 Drake Cemetery ...

The Drake Cemetery is located in Madison County.

The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville. Huntsville lies just to the Northwest of the Drake Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Drake Cemetery

Lat:   34.6834°   (34° 41' 0")

Lon:   -86.5533°   (-86° 33' 11")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 80 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Drake Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Acklin - Derrick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake Cemetery

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Drake Cemetery

Beason Cemetery   [Map]

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

Big Cove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery

Bradford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake Cemetery

Brandon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brazelton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery

Buford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery

Burns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Drake Cemetery

Burton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Drake Cemetery

Cobb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery

Crowson Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Donegan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Drake Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Drake Cemetery

East Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake Cemetery

Echols Cemetery   [Map]

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

Farley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Drake Cemetery

Fennil Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Fleming Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grayson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake Cemetery

Hayes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hewlett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Drake Cemetery

Hines Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery

Hobbs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery

Jehu Lawler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Kelly Cemetery   [Map]

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

King Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery

King Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Drake Cemetery

Lacey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Lacey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Landman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Lyon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery

Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #24196<3>

Matkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery

McDonnell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery

Merrimack Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Drake Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neal Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Drake Cemetery

Nickle - Martin - Rathbone Cemetery   [Map]

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

Normal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Drake Cemetery

Northside Cemetery   [Map]

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

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery

Perkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pickens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Potts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Drake Cemetery

Richards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Drake Cemetery

Rowe Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake Cemetery

Russell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Drake Cemetery

Russell J Kelly Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ryland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake Cemetery

Sivley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Steger - Ormond Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sublett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Drake Cemetery

Tally Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Drake Cemetery

Taylor Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake Cemetery

Timmons Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Drake Cemetery

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Drake Cemetery

Valhalla Memory Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Drake Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #26854

Vann Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Drake Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Drake Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Drake Cemetery.

Big Cove   [Map]     Meridianville   [Map]    
Brownsboro   [Map]     Moore's Mill   [Map]    
Country Village   [Map]     New Hope   [Map]    
English Village   [Map]     Normal   [Map]    
Greenwycke Village   [Map]     Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]    
Gurley   [Map]     Paint Rock   [Map]    
Huntsville   [Map]     Rideout Village   [Map]    
Lacey's Spring   [Map]     Ryland   [Map]    
Lincoln   [Map]     Slaughter Landing   [Map]    
Madison   [Map]     Triana   [Map]    
Mercury   [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 Drake Cemetery. The following communities are located in Madison County.

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

Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Drake Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Drake Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - you should note 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 Drake Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison 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 Madison County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Madison 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 Drake 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 Drake Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117456   (Name of Record: Drake Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6834244     Lon: -86.5533245   [Map]
Elev: 195         Map Name: Huntsville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Madison County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Drake Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6834, Longitude: -86.5533     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Drake Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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