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(Marion County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Factory 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 Factory Cemetery...

The Factory 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 Factory Cemetery

Lat:   34.2820°   (34° 16' 55")

Lon:   -87.7211°   (-87° 43' 15")

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


 

  Factory Cemetery  


  Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Arnold Cemetery
  Phil Campbell Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery
  J.R. Swinney Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Cedar Tree Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bear Creek Cemetery
  Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mountain Home Cemetery
  Mountain View Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Old Union Cemetery
  Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Corinth Heights Baptist Church Cemetery
  Center Point Cemetery
   Location verified
  Fairview Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Dime Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Fortner Cemetery
  Ireland Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Trinity Cemetery
  Bear Creek #1 Cemetery
  Old Ireland Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Factory Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bear Creek #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burnt House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Tree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cedar Tree Cemetery (FAG ID #22039)

Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Chestnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Cochran Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Heights Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Family Cemetery North   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Family Cemetery South   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dime Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Federick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fortner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ireland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
J.R. Swinney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location is estimated
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Ireland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phil Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Posey Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Scharnagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spruce Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunny Home Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Factory Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Factory Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Grayson   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Double Springs   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Vina   [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 begin 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 Factory 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    
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    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       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 Factory 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 Factory Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137961   (Name of Record: Factory Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.2820417     Lon: -87.7211396   [Map]
Elev: 239         Map Name: Phil Campbell

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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: 34.2820, Longitude: -87.7211     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Factory Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Factory 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>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches 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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