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(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Olive Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Mt. Olive Cemetery...

The Mt. Olive Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.6076°   (34° 36' 27")

Lon:   -86.2403°   (-86° 14' 25")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mt. Olive 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 Mt. Olive Cemetery.

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


 

  Mt. Olive Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Olive Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ashburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Blue Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Bullock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Click Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Cochrane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Dotson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Dunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Erwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Flanagan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Free Home Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Gentle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Gross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Guffy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Hayden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Humpton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Isbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Keel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Kennamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Maple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
McCamy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
McFarland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
McFarlane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Paint Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Peters Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Preston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Rosson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Whittaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Zions Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Olive Cemetery.

Berrys   [Map]Ferncliff   [Map]New Hope   [Map]
Big Cove   [Map]Ferns Quarter   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Fort Deposit   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]Grant   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Columbus City   [Map]Grove Oak   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Gurley   [Map]Section   [Map]
Dodsonville   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Langston   [Map]Woodville   [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 websites either 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 Mt. Olive Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1700410   (Name of Record: Mount Olive Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.6075871     Lon: -86.2402611   [Map]
Elev: 209         Map Name: Swearengin

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Jackson 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: 34.6076, Longitude: -86.2403     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Olive Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Olive 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 starts 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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