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Vandiver Cemetery
(Blount County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Vandiver Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Vandiver 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 ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Vandiver Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Vandiver Cemetery (FAG ID #26864)

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 Vandiver Cemetery...

The Vandiver 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 Vandiver Cemetery

Lat:   33.8226°   (33° 49' 21")

Lon:   -86.7100°   (-86° 42' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Vandiver Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<3>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Vandiver Cemetery.

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


 

  Vandiver Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Vandiver 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 Vandiver Cemetery.

Bangor   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Gardendale   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Warrior   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Vandiver Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Brown - Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Cain Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Castle Heights Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Creel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Crump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Elvester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 
Graves Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Harrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2189138)
 
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Lees Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Lees Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #857849)
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Old Compton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Old Compton Cemetery (FAG ID #2452675)
 
Pine Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Pinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Remlap Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Remlap Methodist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2133348)
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 
Warrior Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Vandiver Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Warrior Cemetery (FAG ID #1970286)

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 Vandiver Cemetery.

Ayres   [Map]Hayden   [Map]Pinson   [Map]
Bangor   [Map]Kimberly   [Map]Remlap   [Map]
Blount Springs   [Map]Locust Fork   [Map]Selfville   [Map]
Clay   [Map]Majestic   [Map]Smoke Rise   [Map]
County Line   [Map]Masseyline   [Map]Trafford   [Map]
Crosston   [Map]Morris   [Map]Village Springs   [Map]
Dallas   [Map]Nectar   [Map]Warrior   [Map]
Deavers   [Map]Palmerdale   [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 visit 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 Vandiver 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:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Calhoun 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    
Fayette 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    
Pickens 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    
Tuscaloosa 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:     The Vandiver Cemetery (FAG ID #26864)
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 Vandiver Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Vandiver Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Vandiver Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Vandiver Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #128409   (Name of Record: Vandiver Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 33.8226005     Lon: -86.7099924   [Map]
Elev: 178         Map Name: Trafford

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #26864

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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: 33.8226, Longitude: -86.7100     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Vandiver Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Vandiver Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in . 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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