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Mount Sinal Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mt. Sinal Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Sinal 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. Sinal Cemetery...

The Mt. Sinal Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.2182°   (33° 13' 5")

Lon:   -88.1261°   (-88° 7' 33")

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


  Crossroads Cemetery
  Fleming Cemetery
  Hebron Church Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Unity Cemetery
  Cockrell Cemetery
  Bradford Cemetery
  Carrollton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Garden Cemetery
  Big Creek Cemetery
  Aliceville Memorial Gardens
  Community Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Brooks Cemetery
  New Cemetery
  Windle Cemetery
  Franconia Cemetery
  New Cumberland Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Spiller Cemetery
  Blubber Cemetery
  Upper Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
  Miller Place Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pickens County.

Aliceville Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bigbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blubber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carrollton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Carrollton Cemetery (FAG ID #21988)

Cockrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Franconia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Upper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Windle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Sinal Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Ethelsville   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]McShan   [Map]Union   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Memphis   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [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 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. Sinal Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter 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    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123397   (Name of Record: Mount Sinal Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.2181772     Lon: -88.1261384   [Map]
Elev: 109         Map Name: Aliceville North

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 33.2182, Longitude: -88.1261     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Sinal Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Sinal 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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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