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(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Richardson Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Richardson 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 Richardson Cemetery...

The Richardson Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.9129°   (34° 54' 46")

Lon:   -87.7089°   (-87° 42' 32")

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

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


 

  Richardson Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Florence   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Tuscumbia   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Richardson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Canerday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Chisholm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Dowdy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Emaline Stutts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Flint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Greenview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Gresham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Hardwick Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Jones Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Kachelman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Bethel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Parsonage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Paulk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Railroad Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Roberson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Richardson Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (TN)
 
Tate - Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Walston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Winbourn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richardson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Richardson Cemetery.

Arnot   [Map]Florence   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Atlas   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Green Hill   [Map]Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Iron City (TN)   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Killen   [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 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 - 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 Richardson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       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    
Decatur County (TN):       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    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman 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    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry 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 Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale 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 Richardson 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 Richardson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125610   (Name of Record: Richardson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.9128634     Lon: -87.7089168   [Map]
Elev: 186         Map Name: Blackburn

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.9129, Longitude: -87.7089     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Richardson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Richardson 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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