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(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Madding 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.

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The Location of the Madding Cemetery...

The Madding 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 Madding Cemetery

Lat:   34.7137°   (34° 42' 49")

Lon:   -87.4592°   (-87° 27' 33")

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

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


 

  Madding Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Courtland   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Florence   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Leighton   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Town Creek   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Tuscumbia   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Madding Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 60 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Madding Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Bain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Blackground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Blythe Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Faircloth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Glendale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Madding Cemetery
 
LaGrange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Leigh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Mayers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Madding Cemetery
 
McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24734)
 
Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Peden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Preuit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Rand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Roden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Madding Cemetery
 
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Madding Cemetery
 
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Madding Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Madding Cemetery.

Atlas   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Avoca   [Map]Florence   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Killen   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]Wilson Dam   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Madding 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    
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    
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    
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 Madding 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 Madding Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122188   (Name of Record: Madding Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7137004     Lon: -87.4591912   [Map]
Elev: 169         Map Name: Town Creek

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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: 34.7137, Longitude: -87.4592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Madding Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Madding 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 stretches from . 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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<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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