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Mount Zion Cemetery
(Marion County, Alabama)


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

The Mt. Zion 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. Zion Cemetery

Lat:   34.2798°   (34° 16' 47")

Lon:   -87.9506°   (-87° 57' 2")

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


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 56 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #21516)
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Brazel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Burnt House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Cedar Tree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cedar Tree Cemetery (FAG ID #22039)
 
Childers Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Cochran Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Cockrell - Cofield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Cox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lockridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #24324)
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #24934)
 
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Newburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Nichols Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Nix Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Old Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Pilot Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Sullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Detroit   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Golden (MS)   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Guin   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Vina   [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 websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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. Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale 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    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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. Zion 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. Zion Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138020   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.2798211     Lon: -87.9505899   [Map]
Elev: 251         Map Name: Hodges

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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: 34.2798, Longitude: -87.9506     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Zion 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 starting from . 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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