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The location of Pearsall Cemetery









A visit to the Pearsall Cemetery ...

The location of the Pearsall 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 Pearsall Cemetery ...

The Pearsall Cemetery is located in Colbert County.

The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia. Tuscumbia lies just to the west southwest of the Pearsall Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   34.7718°   (34° 46' 18")

Lon:   -87.6064°   (-87° 36' 23")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Pearsall 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Aycock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Bickley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Blocker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Burton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coffee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Colbert County Memorial Gardens   [Map]

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

Cole Cemetery   [Map]

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

Florence Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Gargis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Glendale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Greenview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Gresham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Gunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Hennigan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Jones Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Kachelman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Kernachan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Leigh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mayers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Pearsall Cemetery

McKiernan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #24734<3>

Murphy - Kemper - Cockburn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Price Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Price Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Rand Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ricks Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Smith Bottom Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate - Russell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Underwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

Whitamore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Pearsall Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pearsall Cemetery.

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

Florence   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pearsall Cemetery
 
Leighton   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pearsall Cemetery
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pearsall Cemetery
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Pearsall Cemetery
 
Town Creek   [Map]
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pearsall Cemetery
 
Tuscumbia   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pearsall 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 helpful 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 Pearsall Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124551   (Name of Record: Pearsall Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7717549     Lon: -87.6064166   [Map]
Elev: 165         Map Name: Killen

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Pearsall Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7718, Longitude: -87.6064     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pearsall 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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