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(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Union Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Union 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 Union Cemetery...

The Union Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.3359°   (33° 20' 9")

Lon:   -86.5600°   (-86° 33' 36")

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

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


 

  Union Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Childersburg   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 
Columbiana   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Leeds   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Union Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Pelham   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Shelby County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Brashers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Farr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Fourmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Garden of Memories Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
K Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Kidd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Mose Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Mt. Signal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Old Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Union Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Poindexter - Vick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 
Raley Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Roper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Union Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave<5> entry for the Wallace Cemetery (FAG ID #26916)
 
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Cemetery
 
Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Whitfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 
Wilsonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wilsonville Cemetery (FAG ID #27156)

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 Union Cemetery.

Bon Air   [Map]Hoover   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Cahaba Heights   [Map]Indian Springs Village   [Map]Scott City   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Lake Purdy   [Map]Sterrett   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Leeds   [Map]Vandiver   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Logan Martin Dam   [Map]Vestavia Hills   [Map]
Dunnavant   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Harpersville   [Map]Mountain Brook   [Map]Westover   [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 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 Union Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146597   (Name of Record: Union Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.3359442     Lon: -86.5599831   [Map]
Elev: 163         Map Name: Westover

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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: 33.3359, Longitude: -86.5600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Union Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Union 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>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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