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Mount Tabor Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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

The Mt. Tabor 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. Tabor Cemetery

Lat:   33.4918°   (33° 29' 30")

Lon:   -87.9703°   (-87° 58' 13")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mt. Tabor 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. Tabor 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Mt. Tabor Cemetery  


  Kennedy Cemetery
  Bell Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Phoenix Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Bethlehem Church Cemetery
  Payne Chapel Cemetery
  Marvin Hill Cemetery
  Higdon Memorial Cemetery
  Hamilton Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Unity Grove Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Big Hill Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Baird Cemetery
  New Wesley Chapel Cemetery
  Doublebranches Cemetery
  Ashcraft Corner Cemetery
  Arbor Springs Cemetery
  Dorroh Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashcraft Corner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coal Fire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dorroh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Doublebranches Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hannah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higdon Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hopewell Cemetery (FAG ID #23526)

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Doublebranches Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oddfellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Payne Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Tabor Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Gordo   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]McShan   [Map]Stafford   [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 helpful 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. Tabor 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    
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    
Marion 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       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    
Kemper 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    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha 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. Tabor 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. Tabor Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #152512   (Name of Record: Mount Tabor Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.4917822     Lon: -87.9702993   [Map]
Elev: 125         Map Name: Palmetto

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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: 33.4918, Longitude: -87.9703     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Tabor Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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