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(Limestone 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 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 Gray Cemetery

Lat:   34.8754°   (34° 52' 31")

Lon:   -87.0031°   (-87° 0' 11")

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 Limestone County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Gray Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Limestone County.

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery #1   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Cunningham Cemetery (FAG ID #22392)
 
Cylone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Fielding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Hightower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
New Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Pettusville Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Reunion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Roselawn Cemetery (FAG ID #25903)
 
St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Slave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Sylone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gray Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sylone Cemetery (FAG ID #22401)
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gray Cemetery
 
West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gray 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 Gray Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Cedar Hill   [Map]Garner   [Map]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Clifton   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Harvest   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Estep   [Map]Toney   [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 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 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 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    
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    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     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 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 #119292   (Name of Record: Gray Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.8753642     Lon: -87.0030639   [Map]
Elev: 229         Map Name: Salem

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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 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: 34.8754, Longitude: -87.0031     [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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . 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.

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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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