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(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Shoemaker 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 Shoemaker Cemetery...

The Shoemaker Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.8262°   (34° 49' 34")

Lon:   -87.1625°   (-87° 9' 44")

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

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


 

  Shoemaker Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Courtland   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Shoemaker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Bedingfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Civitan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Dement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Early Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Greer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Hardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Higgens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Hooie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Lucy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Newman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Old Romine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Ripley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Romine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Rutherford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Temperance Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Warmack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shoemaker Cemetery
 
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Shoemaker Cemetery

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 Shoemaker Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Courtland   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Estep   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Lester   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Shoemaker Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin 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    
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    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore 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 Limestone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone 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 Shoemaker 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 Shoemaker Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #126795   (Name of Record: Shoemaker Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.8261982     Lon: -87.1625148   [Map]
Elev: 218         Map Name: Cairo

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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: 34.8262, Longitude: -87.1625     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Shoemaker Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Shoemaker 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 starting in . 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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