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Mount Hope Cemetery
(Marion 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 Mt. Hope Cemetery...

The Mt. Hope 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 Mt. Hope Cemetery

Lat:   34.2284°   (34° 13' 42")

Lon:   -87.9073°   (-87° 54' 26")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Mt. Hope 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.


 

  Mt. Hope Cemetery  


  Hodges Cemetery
   Location verified
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Green Cemetery
  Lindsey Cemetery
  Palmer Cemetery
  Lawler Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Cox Family Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Sullins Cemetery
  Cedar Tree Cemetery
   Location verified
  Lovejoy Cemetery
  Cochran Family Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  Lower Cemetery
  Poplar Log Cemetery
  Burnt House Cemetery
  Streetman Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Poplar Log Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Mt. Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #21516)

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burnt House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Tree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cedar Tree Cemetery (FAG ID #22039)

Cochran Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Federick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #24324)

McKinley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moses Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24934)

New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nix Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Location has been verified
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Streetman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weatherly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Gu-Win   [Map]Red Bay   [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 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 Mt. Hope 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    
Cullman 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    
Morgan 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    
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    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo 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 Mt. Hope 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 Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138016   (Name of Record: Mount Hope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.2284326     Lon: -87.9072545   [Map]
Elev: 241         Map Name: Hamilton

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Marion County

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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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mt. Hope Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2284, Longitude: -87.9073     [Map].

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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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