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The location of Robertson Cemetery









A visit to the Robertson Cemetery ...

The location of the Robertson 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 Robertson Cemetery ...

The Robertson Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.7721°   (32° 46' 19")

Lon:   -87.7047°   (-87° 42' 16")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Robertson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Hale County.

Akron New Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Boston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Burk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Crooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Erie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Five Mile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Hatche Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Jackson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Jenkins Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Langham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Martian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Rhodes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Sample Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Stokes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Robertson Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]     Knoxville   [Map]    
Arcola   [Map]     Lizzieville   [Map]    
Boligee   [Map]     Moundville   [Map]    
Clinton   [Map]     Newbern   [Map]    
Demopolis   [Map]     Oak Village   [Map]    
Eutaw   [Map]     Phipps   [Map]    
Faunsdale   [Map]     Prairieville   [Map]    
Forkland   [Map]     Ralph   [Map]    
Foster's   [Map]     Sawyerville   [Map]    
Gallion   [Map]     Union   [Map]    
Greensboro   [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 Robertson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Hale County.

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

Demopolis   [Map]
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Epes   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Eutaw   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Forkland   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Greensboro   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Robertson Cemetery
 
Uniontown   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Robertson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Robertson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bibb County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Choctaw County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marengo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sumter County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilcox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Kemper County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lauderdale County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Noxubee County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125706   (Name of Record: Robertson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.7720744     Lon: -87.7047318   [Map]
Elev: 85         Map Name: Sawyerville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Hale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Robertson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7721, Longitude: -87.7047     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Robertson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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