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Martin Grove Cemetery
(Coosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Martin Grove 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 Martin Grove Cemetery...

The Martin Grove Cemetery is located in Coosa County. The county seat for Coosa County is located in Rockford.

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

Lat:   33.0251°   (33° 1' 30")

Lon:   -86.0219°   (-86° 1' 18")

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


 

  Martin Grove Cemetery  


  Greenview Memorial Park
  Chapman Cemetery
  Dillard Cemetery
   Location verified
  Craft Cemetery
  Goodwater Cemetery
  Socapatoy Cemetery
  Hackneyville Cemetery
  Kennedy - Christian - Sasser Cemetery
  Hackneyville Presbyterian Cemetery
  Sunny Level Cemetery
  Crestview Memorial Cemetery
  Memorial Gardens
  Smyrna Cemetery
  Kellyton Cemetery
  Hillabee Campground Cemetery
  Carver Heights Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
  Doctor Kellys Cemetery
  Old Marietta Cemetery
  Maxwell Cemetery
  Seleta Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Bradford Cemetery
  Harper Cemetery
  Bice Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Martin Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carver Heights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craft Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Doctor Kellys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackneyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackneyville Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchett Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillabee Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kellyton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy - Christian - Sasser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oaks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Marietta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seleta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Socapatoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunny Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Martin Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Martin Grove Cemetery.

Alexander City   [Map]Hissop   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Equality   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Rockford   [Map]
Goldville   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]
Goodwater   [Map]Millerville   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Hackneyville   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]Sylacauga   [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 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 Martin Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton 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    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #161734   (Name of Record: Martin Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coosa
Lat: 33.0251206     Lon: -86.0219113   [Map]
Elev: 232         Map Name: Goodwater

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Coosa 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: 33.0251, Longitude: -86.0219     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Martin Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Martin Grove 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 starting in . 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.

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