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(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Gray 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 Gray Cemetery...

The Gray Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.8895°   (34° 53' 22")

Lon:   -85.6966°   (-85° 41' 47")

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

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


 

  Gray Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Gray 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 Gray Cemetery.

Bridgeport   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Jasper   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Rising Fawn   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County (GA)
 
South Pittsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Stevenson   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Trenton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County (GA)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Gray Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Austin - Cameron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Beene Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Bonaventure Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Brown - Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Brown Gap Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County (GA)
 
Burch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Caperton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Cargile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Cawlfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Countess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Ford Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Foshee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Grant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Hackworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Harris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Higdon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Kirkpatrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Loyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
McDaniel - Moore Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
McMahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Moore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Newby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Oak Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Potato Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Reeves Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County (GA)
 
Richards Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Ridley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Rocky Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
State Line Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Stephens Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Dade County (GA)
 
Sterne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Straightway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Swafford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Walker Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Wimberley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Wynne Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County (TN)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gray Cemetery.

Bridgeport   [Map]Higdon   [Map]Richard City (TN)   [Map]
Browns Valley   [Map]Ider   [Map]Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]
Bryant   [Map]Jasper (TN)   [Map]South Pittsburg (TN)   [Map]
Cole City (GA)   [Map]Kimball (TN)   [Map]Stevenson   [Map]
Copenhagen   [Map]New Hope (TN)   [Map]Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]New Town   [Map]Trenton (GA)   [Map]
Flat Rock   [Map]Orme (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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Gray Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah 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    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bledsoe County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jackson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Gray 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 Gray Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119293   (Name of Record: Gray Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.889525     Lon: -85.6966372   [Map]
Elev: 197         Map Name: Bridgeport

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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: 34.8895, Longitude: -85.6966     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gray Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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