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Marmion, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Marmion ...

So far, we have found very little information about Marmion. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Marmion to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Marmion, please Contact Us.

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Marmion (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Marmion. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Newspapers Published in Marmion ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 12 newspapers that have been published in the area around Marmion.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Marmion, there are papers which were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Marmion.

Cemeteries Near Marmion ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Marmion.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Marmion covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WNW Barkley Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Williams Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Butler Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Belew Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Ingram Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Butler Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNW Wilson Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Houston Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Butler Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Crow Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Old Tanyard Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Douglass Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Dean - McNairy Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Thornton Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Thornton Cemetery [Map]      
  E Whitehead Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Harvey Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Rice Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Bluewater Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Jordan Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Westmoreland Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Barnett Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Cox Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Holden Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Hale Cemetery [Map]      
  W Harden Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Faircloth Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Foster Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Crow Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Pettus Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Fuqual Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Oliver - Bedingfield Memorial Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Corum Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Brown Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Barnett Cemetery [Map]      
  N Perry Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Bailey Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Peck Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Carter Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Hennigan Cemetery [Map]      
  S Ebenezer Cemetery [Map]      
  S Mathews Cemetery [Map]      
  S Perkins Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Stutts Cemetery [Map]      
  S Warren Cemetery [Map]      
  S Troupe Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Berry Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Gibson Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Yates Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Weaver Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Cooper Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Weaver Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Civitan Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Liberty Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Ray Cemetery [Map]      
  E McCartney Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Wright Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Allen Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
  S Sheffield Cemetery [Map]      
  S Davenport Cemetery [Map]      
  S Childers Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Houston Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Spring Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Scott Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Nance Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Haraway Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Little Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Cunningham Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Cox Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Wallace Cemetery [Map]      
  E Romine Cemetery [Map]      
  E Old Romine Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Hammond Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Harmon Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Shelton Cemetery [Map]      
  N Pettus Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Harrison Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Hennigan Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Stanley Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Midway Cemetery [Map]      
  S Cal Cemetery [Map]      
  S Brickhouse Cemetery [Map]      
  S Fuqua Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Richardson Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Lee Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Truitt Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Warmack Cemetery [Map]      
  E Hooie Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Stutts Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Cox Cemetery [Map]      
  N Grissom Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Kernachan Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW McKiernan Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Shaw Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Dillahunty Cemetery [Map]      
  S Cal Cemetery [Map]      
  S Dobbins Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Lyle Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Watkins Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Miller Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Miller Cemetery [Map]      
  E Greer Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Portertown Cemetery [Map]      
  N Moore Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Thompson Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW McGee Cemetery [Map]      
  W Tate - Russell Cemetery [Map]      
  W Huff Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Green Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Whitamore Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Peden Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Madding Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Sherrod Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Byrd Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Tweedy Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Rutherford Cemetery [Map]      
  E Bedingfield Cemetery [Map]      
  E Legg Cemetery [Map]      
  N Peppertown Cemetery [Map]     Tennessee  
  NW New Ground Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Shiloh Church of Christ Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Canerday Cemetery [Map]      
  W Price Cemetery [Map]      
  W Jones Hill Cemetery [Map]      


Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.

While we didn't find Marmion in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Marmion.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Marmion, with the one closest to Marmion listed first.

Beach Grove   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Marmion
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
Comer   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Marmion
 - Comer had a post office and no railroad service
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Marmion
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,231 people in 2015)
 - Rogersville had a post office and no railroad service
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Marmion
 - 1895 population of 27 people (with 723 people in 2015)
 - Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
Belew - Historic   [Map]
 - While Belew was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Marmion
 - Belew had a post office and no railroad service
Bailey Springs   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Marmion
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Green Hill   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Marmion
 - 1895 population of 832 people
 - Green Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Leighton   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Marmion
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Marmion. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Marmion in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Although our information shows that the community of Marmion is historic, it would have been located within present day Lauderdale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lauderdale County: Colbert, Lawrence, Limestone, Tishomingo (MS), Giles (TN), Hardin (TN), Lawrence (TN) & Wayne (TN).

Below are the counties that are near Marmion. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Marmion:

Lauderdale     (The home county for Marmion)
      Elgin   [Map]   E   Less than 2 miles
      Belleview - Historic   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Beach Grove   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lexington   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Atlas - Historic   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Killen   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Belew - Historic   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Ford City   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Davidsons Cross Roads - Historic   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Nitrate City   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Leighton   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Wilson Dam   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Muscle Shoals   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Campbell Settlement - Historic   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Spring Valley   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Furnace Hill - Historic   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Sheffield   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Tuscumbia   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Littleville   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Russellville   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Belgreen   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Spruce Pine   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Phil Campbell   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Town Creek   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Avoca - Historic   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mount Hope   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Camp Spring - Historic   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Lester   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Clifton - Historic   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Athens   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Madison   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Toney   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Danville   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Giles (TN)
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Green Field (TN)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Weakley (TN)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Gordon (TN)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Wales (TN)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lawrence (TN)
      Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Loretto (TN)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Iron City (TN)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Fall River (TN)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Flatwoods (TN)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Park Grove (TN)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ethridge (TN)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Webber City (TN)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wayne (TN)
      Corning (TN) - Historic   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Collinwood (TN)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Lutts (TN)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Waynesboro (TN)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Marmion, see our County-by-County Page for Marmion.

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 or 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 are relevant to Marmion:

These websites are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the Alabama Department of Archives & History

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives for Alabama to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin 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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lauderdale 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
Also see ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Marmion, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Marmion. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marmion) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marmion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8523, Longitude: -87.4042     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marmion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Marmion.


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