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Philadelphia Cemetery
(Marion County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Philadelphia Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Cemetery...

The Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Cemetery

Lat:   34.0087°   (34° 0' 31")

Lon:   -87.9378°   (-87° 56' 16")

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


 

  Philadelphia Cemetery  


  Terrell Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Fulton Bridge Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Williams Cemetery
  Scuffle Grit Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  May & Akers Cemetery
  Banister Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Cantrell Family Cemetery
  Mosley Cemetery
  Pikeville Cemetery
  Nesmith Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Guin City Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Olive Hill Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Stanford Cemetery
  Cantrell Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Henson Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Flurry Cemetery
  Mt. Willing Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Philadelphia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Banister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaverton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantrell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fulton Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guin City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marion County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
May & Akers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moses Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Willing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Olive Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pikeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scuffle Grit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seven Oaks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sizemore Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Philadelphia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Philadelphia 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]Weston   [Map]
Detroit   [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 like to start 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 - 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 Philadelphia 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    
Cullman 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    
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    
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    
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 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138046   (Name of Record: Philadelphia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.0087141     Lon: -87.9378065   [Map]
Elev: 174         Map Name: Hamilton SW

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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: 34.0087, Longitude: -87.9378     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Philadelphia Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Philadelphia 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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