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(Marion County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Armstrong 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 this page based upon 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Armstrong Cemetery...

The Armstrong Cemetery is located in Marion County. The county seat for Marion County is located in Hamilton.

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

Lat:   34.1693°   (34° 10' 9")

Lon:   -87.8331°   (-87° 49' 59")

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

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


 

  Armstrong Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Armstrong Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Marion County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Burnt House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Cochran Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Cox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Federick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Green Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Haley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
McKinley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Moses Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Streetman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Sullens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Sullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Weatherly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Armstrong Cemetery
 
Whitehouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Armstrong Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Armstrong Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Guin   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Farriss   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Glen Allen   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Weston   [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 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Armstrong Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marion 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar 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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens 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    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137924   (Name of Record: Armstrong Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.1692664     Lon: -87.8330848   [Map]
Elev: 178         Map Name: Hamilton NE

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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: 34.1693, Longitude: -87.8331     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Armstrong Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Armstrong 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 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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