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(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the New Canaan 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 New Canaan Cemetery...

The New Canaan Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.8345°   (33° 50' 4")

Lon:   -87.0033°   (-87° 0' 11")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the New Canaan Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Cordova   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Sumiton   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Warrior   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the New Canaan Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the New Canaan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aaron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Addington Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Arkadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Bibb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Boldo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Brasfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2168058<4>
 
Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Cain Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Cold Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Crooked Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Dorsey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Drummond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Blount County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
John Porter Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25611
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Mauldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
McKinley Chapel Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Narl Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
New Horizon Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Sipsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the New Canaan Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the New Canaan Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the New Canaan Cemetery.

Arkadelphia   [Map]Corner   [Map]Quinton   [Map]
Baltimore   [Map]Creel   [Map]Red Hill   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Dora   [Map]Robbins Crossroads   [Map]
Black Bottom   [Map]Empire   [Map]Sayre   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Graysville   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Bremen   [Map]Kimberly   [Map]Smoke Rise   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Media   [Map]Sumiton   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Morris   [Map]Twilley Town   [Map]
Colony   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Warrior   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Powellville   [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 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 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 New Canaan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson 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    
Marion 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    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #142398   (Name of Record: New Canaan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.8345481     Lon: -87.0033334   [Map]
Elev: 179         Map Name: Sipsey

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The Communities of Alabama

About Walker County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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: 33.8345, Longitude: -87.0033     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Canaan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for New Canaan 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' distance from . 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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