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(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Gunn 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 Gunn Cemetery...

The Gunn Cemetery is located in Colbert County. The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia.

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

Lat:   34.6754°   (34° 40' 31")

Lon:   -87.6306°   (-87° 37' 50")

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

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


 

  Gunn Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Gunn Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Colbert County.

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

Florence   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Gunn Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Leighton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Russellville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Town Creek   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Gunn Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Tuscumbia   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gunn Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Gunn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Blocker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Blythe Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Colbert County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Donley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Gadd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Glendale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Isbell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
LaGrange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Mayers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Osborn Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Pearsall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Peden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Rand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Ricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Tharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gunn Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Gunn Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gunn Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Killen   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Florence   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Ford City   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Tuscumbia   [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 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 - 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 Gunn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar 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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       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    
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    
McNairy 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,     of Colbert County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Colbert 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 Gunn 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 Gunn Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119499   (Name of Record: Gunn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.6753684     Lon: -87.6305842   [Map]
Elev: 159         Map Name: Tuscumbia

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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: 34.6754, Longitude: -87.6306     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gunn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gunn 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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