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The location of Holding Cemetery









A visit to the Holding Cemetery ...

The location of the Holding 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 Holding Cemetery ...

The Holding Cemetery is located in Madison County.

The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville. Huntsville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of the Holding Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Holding Cemetery

Lat:   34.6418°   (34° 38' 30")

Lon:   -86.7600°   (-86° 45' 36")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 76 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Holding Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Holding Cemetery

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Holding Cemetery

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Ashford - Tate Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Holding Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21334<4>

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Ballinger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Holding Cemetery

Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Holding Cemetery

Batts - Ward Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Holding Cemetery

Betts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Bibb Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Holding Cemetery

Bibb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Blackwell - Collier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Holding Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21662

Camper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Center Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Holding Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22054

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Clift Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Holding Cemetery

Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Holding Cemetery

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Holding Cemetery

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Holding Cemetery

Faith Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Holding Cemetery

Farley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Holding Cemetery

Fennil Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Holding Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Holding Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Gamble Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Holding Cemetery

Glover Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Gooch - Dublin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Holding Cemetery

Gowan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Holding Cemetery

Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Holding Cemetery

Groves Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Holding Cemetery

Hancock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Holding Cemetery

Horton - Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Hundley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Hunley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Holding Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23600

Inman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Holding Cemetery

Jamar Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Holding Cemetery

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Holding Cemetery

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Holding Cemetery

Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Holding Cemetery

Kolb Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Holding Cemetery

Landman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Holding Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Holding Cemetery

Lynch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Madison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Holding Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Holding Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Holding Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2401372

New Triana Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Holding Cemetery

Palmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Parker Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Peebles Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Holding Cemetery

Peete Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Holding Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25327

Penland - Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Pike Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Quarter Lot Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Ragland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25710

Ragland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Holding Cemetery

Rowe Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Holding Cemetery

Royal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Holding Cemetery

Simpson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Simpson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Holding Cemetery

Thach Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Holding Cemetery

Thatch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Holding Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2483946

Toney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Triana Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Holding Cemetery

Washington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Whitworth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Holding Cemetery

Winton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Holding Cemetery

Withers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Holding Cemetery

Woodsides Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Holding Cemetery

Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Holding Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Holding Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Lincoln   [Map]    
Belle Mina   [Map]     Madison   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Mooresville   [Map]    
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]     Moulton Heights   [Map]    
Capshaw   [Map]     Normal   [Map]    
Country Village   [Map]     Orrville   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Priceville   [Map]    
English Village   [Map]     Rideout Village   [Map]    
Flint City   [Map]     Russell Village   [Map]    
Garner   [Map]     Slaughter Landing   [Map]    
Greenwycke Village   [Map]     Somerville   [Map]    
Harris Station   [Map]     Swancott   [Map]    
Harvest   [Map]     Tanner   [Map]    
Huntsville   [Map]     Triana   [Map]    
Lacey's Spring   [Map]     Valhermoso Springs   [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 Holding Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Madison County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Holding Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Holding Cemetery
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Holding Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Holding Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Holding Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Colbert County:     Cyndi's
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Cullman County:     Cyndi's
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DeKalb County:     Cyndi's
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Etowah County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Lauderdale County:     Cyndi's
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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Limestone County:     Cyndi's
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Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Morgan County:     Cyndi's
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Winston County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Giles County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Lawrence County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Marshall County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Moore County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120220   (Name of Record: Holding Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6417584     Lon: -86.7599991   [Map]
Elev: 187         Map Name: Greenbrier

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://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 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Holding Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6418, Longitude: -86.7600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Holding Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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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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