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Nolen Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Nolen 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 Nolen Cemetery...

The Nolen Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.9029°   (33° 54' 10")

Lon:   -88.0889°   (-88° 5' 20")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Nolen 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 Nolen 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.


 

  Nolen Cemetery  


  Stanford Cemetery
  Herron Cemetery
  Spruiell Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Pope Cemetery
  Mulberry Springs Cemetery
  Pine Springs Cemetery
  Moscow Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Plynn Cemetery
  Beaverton Memorial Cemetery
  Taylor Springs Cemetery
  Sizemore Memorial Cemetery
  Rising Star Cemetery
  Sandlin Cemetery
  Kennedy Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Sulligent Cemetery
  Holliday Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery
  Bankhead Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Nolen Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lamar County.

Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaverton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blaylock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Love Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Olive Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seven Oaks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sizemore Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spruiell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nolen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nolen 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 Nolen Cemetery.

Beaverton   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Guin   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Weston   [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 - 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 Nolen Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert 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    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
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    
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    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc 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 Lamar County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lamar 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 Nolen 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 Nolen Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123963   (Name of Record: Nolen Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.9028843     Lon: -88.0889205   [Map]
Elev: 147         Map Name: Beaverton

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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: 33.9029, Longitude: -88.0889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Nolen Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Nolen 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' distance that starts 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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