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(Blount County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Summit Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Summit 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 Summit Cemetery...

The Summit Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Oneonta.

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

Lat:   34.2040°   (34° 12' 14")

Lon:   -86.4964°   (-86° 29' 47")

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

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


 

  Summit Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Arab   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Blountsville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Summit Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Summit Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alldredge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Arab City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Baileyton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Berry - Brookshire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Boyles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Brashier Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Brooklyn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Brooksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Brooksville Cemetery (FAG ID #590261)
 
Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Ebell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Eidson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Gibbs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Gunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Holly Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Summit Cemetery
 
New Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
New Hope #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
New Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Nixons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Roswell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Sheppard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Summit Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Warrior Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Summit Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Summit Cemetery.

Arab   [Map]Craig   [Map]Horton   [Map]
Baileyton   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Hulaco   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Fairview   [Map]Joppa   [Map]
Big Spring   [Map]Fowler   [Map]Mill Village   [Map]
Bird   [Map]Fridays Crossing   [Map]Pine Lake Village   [Map]
Blountsville   [Map]Friendship   [Map]Scant City   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Gregory   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Hog Jaw   [Map]Summit   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Holly Pond   [Map]Susan Moore   [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 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 Summit Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman 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    
Jefferson 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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135179   (Name of Record: Summit Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 34.2039845     Lon: -86.4963774   [Map]
Elev: 291         Map Name: Brooksville

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.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: 34.2040, Longitude: -86.4964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Summit Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Summit 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 starting from . 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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