RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Hamilton Cemetery
(Marion County, Alabama)


Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  AL
Communities

Profile for the Hamilton Cemetery ...

Click for Interactive Map

Our GPS coordinates for the Hamilton 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 Hamilton Cemetery...

The Hamilton 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 Hamilton Cemetery

Lat:   34.1657°   (34° 9' 56")

Lon:   -88.0320°   (-88° 1' 55")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Hamilton 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 Hamilton 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Hamilton Cemetery  


  Nix Chapel Cemetery
  Lovejoy Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Mangum Cemetery
  Goggans Cemetery
  Galbreath Cemetery
  Lockridge Family Cemetery
  Key Cemetery
  Nichols Family Cemetery
  Smyrna Cemetery
  Galbreath Cemetery
  Barnesville Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Rocky Grove Cemetery
  Hamilton City Cemetery
  Palmer Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Nichols Cemetery
  Bishop Cemetery
  Gann Cemetery
  Carter Cemetery
  Chestnut Grove Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Fulton Bridge Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hamilton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Marion County.

Barnesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #21516)

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cockrell - Cofield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fulton Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goggans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawhorn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockridge Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mangum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24934)

Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nix Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rudicell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hamilton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hamilton Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Guin   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [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 visit 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 Hamilton 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    
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    
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    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay 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    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union 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 Hamilton 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 Hamilton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119632   (Name of Record: Hamilton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.165657     Lon: -88.031979   [Map]
Elev: 204         Map Name: Weston

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Marion County

About Alabama

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: 34.1657, Longitude: -88.0320     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hamilton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hamilton Cemetery should not be considered precise.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall