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Mardis Cemetery
(Saint Clair County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mardis 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 Mardis Cemetery...

The Mardis Cemetery is located in Saint Clair County. The county seat for Saint Clair County is located in Ashville.

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

Lat:   33.7543°   (33° 45' 15")

Lon:   -86.4089°   (-86° 24' 32")

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


 

  Mardis Cemetery  


  Clements Cemetery
  Low Gap Cemetery
  Choate Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Reeves Grove Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Clear Springs Cemetery
  Popes Chapel Cemetery
  Hooper Cemetery
  Austin Olds Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  Broken Arrow Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Branchville Cemetery
  Village Springs Cemetery
  Karr Cemetery
  Fuller Cemetery
  Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  St. Clair Memorial Gardens
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Bowman Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Argo Cemetery
  Moody Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Mardis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Argo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin Olds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Branchville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Broken Arrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clements Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harkeys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Karr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Low Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Popes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeves Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Clair Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mardis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mardis Cemetery.

Acmar   [Map]Coal City   [Map]Pell City   [Map]
Allgood   [Map]Cook's Springs   [Map]Remlap   [Map]
Argo   [Map]East Trussville   [Map]Saint Clair Springs   [Map]
Ashville   [Map]Highland Lake   [Map]Springville   [Map]
Avondale Village   [Map]Margaret   [Map]Straight Mountain   [Map]
Ayres   [Map]Moody   [Map]Trussville   [Map]
Branchville   [Map]Odenville   [Map]Turnbough Town   [Map]
Breakstone Village   [Map]Oneonta   [Map]Village Springs   [Map]
Clay   [Map]Palmerdale   [Map]Wattsville   [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 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Mardis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint Clair County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall 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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #165125   (Name of Record: Mardis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Clair
Lat: 33.7542665     Lon: -86.4088712   [Map]
Elev: 254         Map Name: Springville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

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: 33.7543, Longitude: -86.4089     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mardis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mardis 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' distance beginning 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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