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Olive Hill Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Olive Hill 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 Olive Hill Cemetery...

The Olive Hill 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 Olive Hill Cemetery

Lat:   33.9559°   (33° 57' 21")

Lon:   -88.0056°   (-88° 0' 20")

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


 

  Olive Hill Cemetery  


  Cantrell Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Henson Cemetery
  Sizemore Memorial Cemetery
  Henson Springs Cemetery
  Beaverton Memorial Cemetery
  Crump Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Philadelphia Cemetery
  Crews Cemetery
  Stanford Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Seven Oaks Cemetery
  Mosley Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Spruiell Cemetery
  Mt. Willing Cemetery
  Pope Cemetery
  Nolen Cemetery
  Nesmith Cemetery
  Love Joy Cemetery
   Location verified
  Guin City Cemetery
  Plynn Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Taylor Springs Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 52 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Olive Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Banister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Beaverton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Berry Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cantrell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Crump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Guin City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Henson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Love Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Mallory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Marion County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Willing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location has been verified
 
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pikeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Scuffle Grit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Seven Oaks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sizemore Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Spruiell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Taylor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Olive Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Olive Hill Cemetery.

Bazemore   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]Kirkland   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Olive Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert 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    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa 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    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay 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      
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Olive Hill 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 Olive Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124279   (Name of Record: Olive Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.9559377     Lon: -88.0055853   [Map]
Elev: 175         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: 33.9559, Longitude: -88.0056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Olive Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Olive Hill 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 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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