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Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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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 Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery...

The Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Russellville.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery

Lat:   34.3392°   (34° 20' 21")

Lon:   -87.6965°   (-87° 41' 47")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

The locations for the following markers came from a variety of sources and we have varying levels of confidence in those locations. For each marker, we show either our confidence or the information source for the marker.


 

  Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery  


  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Chestnut Ridge Cemetery
   Location verified
  Spruce Pine Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Scharnagle Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Center Point Cemetery
   Location verified
  Smith Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bethel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Wade Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Dime Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Dooley Cemetery
   Location verified
  Fortner Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Watson Cemetery
   Location verified
  Antioch Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Union Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bear Creek #1 Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Brock Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Arnold Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  St. Paul Cemetery
   Location verified
  John Bull Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  J.R. Swinney Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Factory Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bear Creek Cemetery
   Location from GNIS

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Allen - McRight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bear Creek #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Chestnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Corinth Heights Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dime Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Duboise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Factory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fortner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
J.R. Swinney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
John Bull Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
McWright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Posey Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Scharnagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spruce Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunny Home Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Wingo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Delmar   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Spruce Pine   [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 start with 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 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 Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

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    
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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan 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    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Franklin County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Franklin 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 Mars Hill Community Church 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 Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122293   (Name of Record: Mars Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.3392635     Lon: -87.6969731   [Map]
Elev: 301         Map Name: Phil Campbell

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Franklin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3392, Longitude: -87.6965     [Map].

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