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Prospect Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Prospect Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Prospect 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Prospect Cemetery...

The Prospect 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 Prospect Cemetery

Lat:   33.9315°   (33° 55' 53")

Lon:   -87.4456°   (-87° 26' 44")

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

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


 

  Prospect Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Carbon Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Double Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Jasper   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Oakman   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Patton Junction - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Prospect Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Prospect Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ashbank Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Ashbank Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Bethel Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Boshell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Coalbed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Easly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Edgil Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Fergerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Gaddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Ingle & Wakefield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Liberty Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Manasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Norris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Old Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Old Ingle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Old Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Poplar Springs Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Reid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Sleepy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prospect Cemetery
 
Wint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Prospect Cemetery.

Arley   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Oakman   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Parrish   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Houston   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Slick Ford   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Double Springs   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Nauvoo   [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 first visit 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 - 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 Prospect 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:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman 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    
Lamar 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    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Tuscaloosa 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    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

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 Prospect 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 Prospect Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #162335   (Name of Record: Prospect Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.9314958     Lon: -87.4455673   [Map]
Elev: 202         Map Name: Nauvoo

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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: 33.9315, Longitude: -87.4456     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Prospect Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Prospect 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 beginning in . 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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