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(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Sheepskin Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Sheepskin 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 Sheepskin Cemetery...

The Sheepskin Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.0507°   (34° 3' 2")

Lon:   -85.5447°   (-85° 32' 40")

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

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


 

  Sheepskin Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Cedar Bluff   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Cedartown   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 
Centre   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sheepskin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arrington Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Calcedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Cherokee Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Cleburne County
 
Davis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Alexis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Ellis Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County (GA)
 
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Fife Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Hanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Ladiga Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Moshat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Nazareth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Neal Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Noah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Cleburne County
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Pleasant Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Rehobeth Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County (GA)
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Sardis Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheepskin Cemetery
 - Located in Cleburne County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Sheepskin Cemetery.

Adelia   [Map]Collins   [Map]Kirk's Grove   [Map]
Ballplay   [Map]Coloma   [Map]Leesburg   [Map]
Banner   [Map]Dailey   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Borden Springs   [Map]Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]Piedmont   [Map]
Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Rock Run   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Spring Garden   [Map]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]Grantville   [Map]Turkey Town   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Sheepskin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cobb County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136981   (Name of Record: Sheepskin Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.0506543     Lon: -85.5446821   [Map]
Elev: 212         Map Name: Ellisville

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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: 34.0507, Longitude: -85.5447     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sheepskin Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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