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(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Corinth 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 Corinth Cemetery...

The Corinth Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.7971°   (33° 47' 49")

Lon:   -88.2317°   (-88° 13' 54")

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


 

  Corinth Cemetery  


  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Walters Cemetery (MS)
  Easter Cemetery (MS)
  New Hope Cemetery (AL)
  Blair Cemetery (MS)
  Friendship Cemetery (AL)
  Easter Cemetery (MS)
  Lamar Memory Gardens (AL)
  New Church Cemetery (AL)
  Sullivan Cemetery (MS)
  Cockerham Cemetery (MS)
  Shiloh Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)
   Location verified
  Springfield Cemetery (AL)
  Wofford Cemetery (AL)
  Furnace Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery (AL)
  Roberts Cemetery (MS)
  Nebo Cemetery (AL)
  Marchbanks Cemetery (MS)
  Egger Cemetery (MS)
  Moss & Reed Cemetery (MS)
  Lampkin Cemetery (AL)
  Turner Cemetery (AL)
  Sailor Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Corinth Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Blair Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Blaylock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cockerham Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Crenshaw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Easter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Easter Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Egger Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Furnace Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Jones Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lampkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Marchbanks Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Moss & Reed Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #<240346>)
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Roberts Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sailor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sartor Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sullivan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Walters Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Corinth Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Corinth Cemetery.

Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]Fayette   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Amory (MS)   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Guin   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Vinton (MS)   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port (MS)   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Wren (MS)   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Millport   [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 - 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 Corinth Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion 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    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       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      
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158441   (Name of Record: Corinth Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.7970548     Lon: -88.2317013   [Map]
Elev: 115         Map Name: Sulligent SW

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lamar County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 33.7971, Longitude: -88.2317     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Corinth Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Corinth 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' (or point-to-point) 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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