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Gold Mine Cemetery
(Marion County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Gold Mine 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 Gold Mine Cemetery...

The Gold Mine 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 Gold Mine Cemetery

Lat:   34.0393°   (34° 2' 21")

Lon:   -87.7431°   (-87° 44' 35")

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


 

  Gold Mine Cemetery  


  Brock Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Mt. Joy Cemetery
  Old Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Old Mars Hill Cemetery
  Miles Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Holcomb Cemetery
  Crooked Creek Cemetery
  Hallmark Cemetery
  Center Cemetery
  O'Mary Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Vaughn Cemetery
  Brilliant Memorial Cemetery
  Weeks Cemetery
  Boston Cemetery
  Beasley Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
  Walker Baccus Family Cemetery
  Halcomb Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Gold Mine Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beasley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brilliant Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crooked Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Halcomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hallmark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holcomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
May & Akers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Myers Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riley Baccus Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scuffle Grit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unknown Soldiers Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Baccus Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weeks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Gold Mine Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gold Mine Cemetery.

Bazemore   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Farriss   [Map]Lynn   [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 - 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 Gold Mine 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:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Jefferson 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    
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 Gold Mine 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 Gold Mine Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137979   (Name of Record: Gold Mine Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.0392684     Lon: -87.7430795   [Map]
Elev: 177         Map Name: Gold Mine

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.0393, Longitude: -87.7431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gold Mine Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gold Mine 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 that starts in . 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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