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(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Owens Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Owens 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 Owens Cemetery...

The Owens 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 Owens Cemetery

Lat:   33.8476°   (33° 50' 51")

Lon:   -88.0367°   (-88° 2' 12")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Owens Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Owens Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Beaverton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Owens Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Love Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Oakes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Old Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Seven Oaks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Sizemore Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Taylor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Owens Cemetery
 
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Owens Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Owens Cemetery.

Bazemore   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]Kirkland   [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 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 Owens 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:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson 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      
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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 Owens 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 Owens Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124345   (Name of Record: Owens Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.847607     Lon: -88.0366955   [Map]
Elev: 154         Map Name: Vernon

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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: 33.8476, Longitude: -88.0367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Owens Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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