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Burnt House Cemetery
(Marion County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Burnt House Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, 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 Burnt House Cemetery...

The Burnt House 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 Burnt House Cemetery

Lat:   34.2512°   (34° 15' 4")

Lon:   -87.8328°   (-87° 49' 58")

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

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

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Burnt House Cemetery  


  Cleveland Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Lindsey Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Old Line Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
  Lindsey Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Fortner Cemetery
  Federick Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Weatherly Cemetery
  Lawler Cemetery
  Sullins Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Burleson Cemetery
  Cedar Tree Cemetery
   Location verified
  Burleson Cemetery
  Cochran Family Cemetery
  Burleson Cemetery
  Mountain Home Cemetery
  Burleson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Burnt House Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Tree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cedar Tree Cemetery (FAG ID #22039)

Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cochran Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Factory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Federick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fortner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Ireland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
J.R. Swinney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
John Bull Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24934)

New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Streetman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weatherly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burnt House Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Burnt House Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Guin   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Gu-Win   [Map]Natural Bridge   [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 like to start 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 Burnt House Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Burnt House 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 Burnt House Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115268   (Name of Record: Burnt House Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.2512093     Lon: -87.8328087   [Map]
Elev: 269         Map Name: Hackleburg

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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: 34.2512, Longitude: -87.8328     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Burnt House Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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