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Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
(Marion County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Thompson - Centrell 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 Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery...

The Old Thompson - Centrell 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 Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery

Lat:   34.0879°   (34° 5' 16")

Lon:   -88.1500°   (-88° 9' 0")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Thompson - Centrell 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 Old Thompson - Centrell 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.


 

  Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery  


  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (MS)
  Pleasant Site Cemetery (AL)
  Rocky Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Holligan & Moore Cemetery (AL)
  Stevens Cemetery (MS)
  Carter Cemetery (AL)
  Gann Cemetery (AL)
  Cooper Cemetery (AL)
  Wiggington Cemetery (MS)
  Shelton Cemetery (AL)
  Concord Cemetery (AL)
  Riggans Cemetery (MS)
  Mangum Cemetery (AL)
  Thompson Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Friendship North Cemetery (AL)
  Galbreath Cemetery (AL)
  Ballard Cemetery (AL)
  Hopewell Cemetery (MS)
  Thompson Cemetery (MS)
  Smyrna Cemetery (AL)
  Carter Cemetery (AL)
  Barnesville Cemetery (AL)
  Liberty Cemetery (AL)
  Rudicell Cemetery (AL)
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holligan & Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mangum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Site Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riggans Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rudicell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wiggington Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery.

Amory (MS)   [Map]Guin   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Gu-Win   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]Winfield   [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 first turn to 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 Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marion 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    
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    
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    
Alcorn County (MS):       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    
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    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Old Thompson - Centrell 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 Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138041   (Name of Record: Old Thompson-Centrell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.0878818     Lon: -88.1500372   [Map]
Elev: 161         Map Name: Detroit

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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: 34.0879, Longitude: -88.1500     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Thompson - Centrell 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 begins 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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