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Saint Marys Cemetery
(Hale 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 Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.6654°   (32° 39' 55")

Lon:   -87.5572°   (-87° 33' 25")

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, 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.


 

  St. Marys Cemetery  


  Shelton Cemetery
  Harper Cemetery
  Burk Cemetery
  Jenkins Place Cemetery
  Jerusalem Cemetery
  Greenleaf Cemetery
  Redick Cemetery
  McCoy Cemetery
  Burton Cemetery
  Agnew Cemetery
   Location verified
  Stokes Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  May Cemetery
  Walthill Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
  Curry Cemetery
  Greensboro Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Turpin Cemetery
  Crooks Cemetery
  Newbern Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Hatch Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 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 Hale County.

Agnew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Agnew Cemetery (FAG ID #2589550)

Alex Chapel Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Alex Chapel Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2187008)

Boston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeYampert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elvins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenleaf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greensboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatche Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCreary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newbern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Redick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stokes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walthill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) 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 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the St. Marys Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Newbern   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Demopolis   [Map]Marion   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Eutaw   [Map]Moundville   [Map]Uniontown   [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 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 St. Marys Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene 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    
Wilcox 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Hale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Hale 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 #158593   (Name of Record: Saint Marys Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.6654093     Lon: -87.5572272   [Map]
Elev: 71         Map Name: Greensboro

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Hale 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: 32.6654, Longitude: -87.5572     [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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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