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Mount Olive Cemetery
(Winston County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mt. Olive Cemetery ...

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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 Winston County. The county seat for Winston County is located in Double Springs.

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

Lat:   34.2911°   (34° 17' 27")

Lon:   -87.3286°   (-87° 19' 42")

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  


  McLemore Cemetery
  Morgan Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Lowrimore Cemetery
  Tapsville Cemetery
  New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
  Cheatham Cemetery
  Antioch Baptist Church of Christ Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bunyan Hill Cemetery
  Dragout Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery (West)
  Freeman - Williams Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery (East)
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Holmes Chapel Cemetery
  Cantrell Cemetery
  Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
  Rock Creek Cemetery
  Wolfpen Cemetery
  Rock Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
  Freeman Cemetery
  Curtis Cemetery
  Adkins Cemetery
  Shadix Cemetery
  Garrison - Payne Cemetery
  Moody Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 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 Winston County.

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Aldridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Baptist Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ashridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashridge Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnett Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bogar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bunyan Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curtis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dragout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman - Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garrison - Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gum Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holmes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Inmanfield Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery (East)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Johnson Cemetery (East) (FAG ID #23689)

Johnson Cemetery (West)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Johnson Cemetery (West) (FAG ID #23689)

Lowrimore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McLemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill #2 Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Creek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shadix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tapsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wolfpen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Olive Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Double Springs   [Map]Moulton   [Map]
Arley   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Grayson   [Map]Muck City   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Crane Hill   [Map]Houston   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Logan   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Wren   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Winston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
Shelby 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    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Winston County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Winston 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 #160160   (Name of Record: Mount Olive Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Winston
Lat: 34.2912114     Lon: -87.3289069   [Map]
Elev: 279         Map Name: Grayson

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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: 34.2911, Longitude: -87.3286     [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 stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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