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(Madison County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Grayson 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 Grayson Cemetery...

The Grayson Cemetery is located in Madison County. The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville.

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

Lat:   34.6368°   (34° 38' 12")

Lon:   -86.5019°   (-86° 30' 6")

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

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


 

  Grayson Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 66 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Grayson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Beason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Big Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Bloomfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Brazelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Buford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Bush Cemetery (FAG ID #21894)
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Donegan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Hines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Hobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Joiner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Lacey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Lacey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Lanier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Lyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Matkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
McDonnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Neal Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Richards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Sublett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Timmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Vann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Walling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grayson Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Grayson 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 Grayson Cemetery.

Big Cove   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Greenwycke Village   [Map]Morgan City   [Map]Slaughter Landing   [Map]
Gurley   [Map]New Hope   [Map]Triana   [Map]
Huntsville   [Map]Normal   [Map]Valhermoso Springs   [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 begin 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 Grayson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman 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    
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    
Limestone 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    
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    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119306   (Name of Record: Grayson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6367578     Lon: -86.5019335   [Map]
Elev: 195         Map Name: Huntsville

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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: 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: 34.6368, Longitude: -86.5019     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Grayson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Grayson 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 that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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