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The location of Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery









A visit to the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery ...

The location of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn 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 Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery ...

The Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery is located in Colbert County.

The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia. Tuscumbia lies just to the southwest of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Lat:   34.7759°   (34° 46' 33")

Lon:   -87.6545°   (-87° 39' 16")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Aycock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Bickley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Blocker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Burton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Coffee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Colbert County Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Cole Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Community Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Duncan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Flint Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Florence Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Gargis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

George Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Glendale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Greenview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Gresham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Gunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Guy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Jones Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Kachelman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Kernachan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Key Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Mayers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #24734<3>

Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Pearsall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Peden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Smith Bottom Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Tate - Russell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Underwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Whitamore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery.

Arnot   [Map]     Green Tree   [Map]    
Bainbridge   [Map]     Killen   [Map]    
Beach Grove   [Map]     Leighton   [Map]    
Campbell Settlement   [Map]     McGee Town   [Map]    
Canaan   [Map]     Muscle Shoals   [Map]    
Cypress Creek   [Map]     Nitrate City   [Map]    
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]     Saint Florian   [Map]    
Florence   [Map]     Sheffield   [Map]    
Ford City   [Map]     Spring Valley   [Map]    
Furnace Hill   [Map]     Tuscumbia   [Map]    
Gatesville   [Map]     Wilson Dam   [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 Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn 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 Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery.

Florence   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery
 
Leighton   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery
 
Tuscumbia   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 - 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 Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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Cemeteries of Colbert County
 
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Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
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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 Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn 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 Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123609   (Name of Record: Murphy-Kemper-Cockburn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7759216     Lon: -87.654473   [Map]
Elev: 171         Map Name: Florence

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

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7759, Longitude: -87.6545     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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