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Mount Olive Cemetery
(Marion 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 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 Mt. Olive Cemetery...

The Mt. Olive 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. Olive Cemetery

Lat:   34.0123°   (34° 0' 44")

Lon:   -87.8525°   (-87° 51' 9")

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.

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. Olive Cemetery  


  Green Springs Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Center Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Fowler Cemetery
  Scuffle Grit Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Pikeville Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Mosley Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Vaughn Cemetery
  Brilliant Memorial Cemetery
  Nesmith Cemetery
  Old Bostick Cemetery
  Guin City Cemetery
  Flurry Cemetery
  Marion County Memorial Gardens
  Boston Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Philadelphia Cemetery
  Winfield City Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 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 Marion County.

Berry Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brilliant Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gold Mine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guin City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Halcomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marion County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moses Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Bostick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pikeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riley Baccus Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scuffle Grit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Siloam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Baccus Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winfield City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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.

Bazemore   [Map]Eldridge   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Lynn   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Guin   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Winfield   [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 - 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 Mt. Olive 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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Clay 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. 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 #138018   (Name of Record: Mount Olive Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.0123248     Lon: -87.8525264   [Map]
Elev: 191         Map Name: Brilliant

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Marion County

About Alabama

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>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: 34.0123, Longitude: -87.8525     [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 '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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