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Piney Grove Cemetery
(Fayette County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Piney Grove 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 Piney Grove Cemetery...

The Piney Grove 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 Piney Grove Cemetery

Lat:   33.9020°   (33° 54' 7")

Lon:   -87.7061°   (-87° 42' 21")

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


 

  Piney Grove Cemetery  


  Weeks Cemetery
  Box Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Whites Chapel Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Dykes Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Morris Cemetery
  Riley Baccus Family Cemetery
  Sprinkle Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  Tidwell Chapel Cemetery
  Dutton Cemetery
  Tidwell Cemetery
  Goodwater Cemetery
  Whitehead Cemetery
  Dozier Cemetery
  Berea Cemetery
  Glen Allen Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Tucker Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Elam Cemetery
  Thornton Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  McCollum Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 62 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Piney Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beasley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Box Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dozier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elm Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glen Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hallmark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hodge Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holcomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbertville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson School House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCollum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Musgrove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riley Baccus Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tidwell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Baccus Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weeks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whites Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winfield City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Piney Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Piney Grove 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 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Piney Grove Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Farriss   [Map]Natural Bridge   [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 helpful 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 Piney Grove 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:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert 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    
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    
Morgan 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    
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    
Tishomingo 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 Piney Grove 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 Piney Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158518   (Name of Record: Piney Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.9020494     Lon: -87.7061304   [Map]
Elev: 171         Map Name: Glen Allen

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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: 33.9020, Longitude: -87.7061     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Piney Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Piney Grove 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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