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Phillips Memorial Cemetery
(Fayette County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Phillips Memorial 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 Phillips Memorial Cemetery...

The Phillips Memorial Cemetery is located in Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayette.

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

Lat:   33.6432°   (33° 38' 35")

Lon:   -87.7275°   (-87° 43' 39")

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


 

  Phillips Memorial Cemetery  


  Bethel Cemetery
  Vick & Kelley Cemetery
  Glover Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  New Canaan Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Adams Cemetery
  Cleveland Cemetery
  Zion Chapel Cemetery
  Whitson Cemetery
  South Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Tucker Cemetery
  Woods Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Bankston Cemetery
  New Chapel Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Old Canaan Cemetery
  Caines Ridge Cemetery
  Melton Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Willingham Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Unity Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brotherton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caines Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fayette City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gravlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Melton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Palestine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Savage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vick & Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Willingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Willingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Phillips Memorial Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Eldridge   [Map]Oakman   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Millport   [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 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 Phillips Memorial Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby 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    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette 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 Phillips Memorial 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 Phillips Memorial Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158318   (Name of Record: Phillips Memorial Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.6431659     Lon: -87.7275145   [Map]
Elev: 133         Map Name: Bankston

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Fayette County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 33.6432, Longitude: -87.7275     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Phillips Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Phillips Memorial 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' (or point-to-point) distance from . 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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