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Saint Marys Cemetery
(Greene County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Saint Marys 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 St. Marys Cemetery...

The St. Marys Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Eutaw.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the St. Marys Cemetery

Lat:   32.9662°   (32° 57' 58")

Lon:   -87.8381°   (-87° 50' 17")

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


 

  St. Marys Cemetery  


  Sealy Cemetery
  Union Christian Church Cemetery
  Manatua Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Mt. Herman Cemetery
  Spencers Cemetery
  Old Bethel Cemetery
  Pyle Cemetery
  Hebron Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  New Bethany Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Hick Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Barnes Rancher Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  McGiffert Cemetery
  Johnson Hill Cemetery
  Smiths Cemetery
  Knoxville Cemetery
  Greenon Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the St. Marys Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnes Rancher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Knoxville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Manatua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGiffert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sealy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smiths Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the St. Marys Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Aliceville   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Union   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Moundville   [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 first turn to 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 St. Marys Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette 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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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    
Sumter 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    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes 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 Greene County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Greene 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 St. Marys 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 St. Marys Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #132694   (Name of Record: Saint Marys Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 32.9662368     Lon: -87.838069   [Map]
Elev: 93         Map Name: Knoxville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: 32.9662, Longitude: -87.8381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for St. Marys 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 starting 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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