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Magnolia Cemetery
(Marengo County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Magnolia 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 Magnolia Cemetery...

The Magnolia Cemetery is located in Marengo County. The county seat for Marengo County is located in Linden.

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

Lat:   32.1385°   (32° 8' 18")

Lon:   -87.6678°   (-87° 40' 4")

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


 

  Magnolia Cemetery  


  Holt Cemetery
  Laurel Presbyterian Cemetery
  Octagon Baptist Cemetery
  Living Cemetery
  Paradise Cemetery
  Pritchard Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Hosea Cemetery
  Mooring Cemetery
  Shop Cemetery
  Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery
  St. Matthews Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Robinson Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Dunning Cemetery
  Mormons Cemetery
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery
  Goose Creek Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
  Christian Hope Cemetery
  DeVan Cemetery
  Dunaway Cemetery
  Arbor Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Magnolia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arbor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christian Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeVan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunaway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goose Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hosea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Laurel Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Living Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mooring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mormons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Octagon Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paradise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pritchard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Located in Wilcox County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Magnolia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Magnolia Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Dixon's Mills   [Map]Pine Hill   [Map]
Anne Manie   [Map]Ellison   [Map]Providence   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Sweet Water   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Kimbrough   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Catherine   [Map]Linden   [Map]Thomasville   [Map]
Crenshaw   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]Vineland   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]Yellow Bluff   [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 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 - 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 Magnolia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marengo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137632   (Name of Record: Magnolia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marengo
Lat: 32.1384797     Lon: -87.6677828   [Map]
Elev: 82         Map Name: Magnolia

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Marengo 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: 32.1385, Longitude: -87.6678     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Magnolia Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Magnolia 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 begins 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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