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The location of Evans Cemetery









A visit to the Evans Cemetery ...

The location of the Evans 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 Evans Cemetery ...

The Evans Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.9276°   (34° 55' 39")

Lon:   -87.1911°   (-87° 11' 27")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Evans Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Bedingfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Booth Chapel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Evans Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22392<3>
 
Dobbins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Elledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Gaston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Hesters Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Higgens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Hooie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
McCravy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Noblit Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Old Romine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Oxford Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Romine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Shoal Bluff Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Shoemaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Stevens Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Tedd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Temperance Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
White Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Evans Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Evans Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]     Elkmont   [Map]    
Athens   [Map]     Estaville   [Map]    
Beach Grove   [Map]     Estep   [Map]    
Belew   [Map]     Fall River (TN)   [Map]    
Belleview   [Map]     Green Field (TN)   [Map]    
Bethel   [Map]     Lester   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Lexington   [Map]    
Cedar Hill   [Map]     Loretto (TN)   [Map]    
Clifton   [Map]     Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]    
Comer   [Map]     Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]    
Corum   [Map]     Rogersville   [Map]    
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]     Slabtown   [Map]    
Elgin   [Map]     Wheeler Dam Village   [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 Evans Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Limestone County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Evans Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Evans Cemetery

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 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 Evans Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman 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    
Lawrence 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman 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    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore 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,
Cemeteries of Limestone County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Limestone 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 Evans 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 Evans Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118068   (Name of Record: Evans Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.9275848     Lon: -87.1911265   [Map]
Elev: 248         Map Name: Union Hill

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Evans Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9276, Longitude: -87.1911     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Evans 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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