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Key Cemetery
(Marion County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Key Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Key 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 Key Cemetery...

The Key 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 Key Cemetery

Lat:   34.1512°   (34° 9' 4")

Lon:   -88.0061°   (-88° 0' 21")

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


 

  Key Cemetery  


  Palmer Cemetery
  Galbreath Cemetery
  Nichols Family Cemetery
  Rocky Grove Cemetery
  Galbreath Cemetery
  Barnesville Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Hamilton City Cemetery
  Palmer Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Nichols Cemetery
  Bishop Cemetery
  Cox Family Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Chestnut Grove Cemetery
  Donham Cemetery
  Hamilton Cemetery
  Carter Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Lovejoy Cemetery
  Fulton Bridge Cemetery
  Mangum Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Key Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Marion County.

Banister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantrell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fulton Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockridge Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mangum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moses Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Key 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 North (N) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nix Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Streetman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Key Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Key Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rock City   [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]
Gu-Win   [Map]Red Bay   [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 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 Key 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    
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 Key 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 Key Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137997   (Name of Record: Key Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.1512124     Lon: -88.0061445   [Map]
Elev: 196         Map Name: Weston

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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: 34.1512, Longitude: -88.0061     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Key Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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