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(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Thompson Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Thompson Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Thompson Cemetery...

The Thompson Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.5462°   (33° 32' 46")

Lon:   -87.9859°   (-87° 59' 9")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Thompson Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Thompson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lamar County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Thompson Cemetery.

Berry   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Gordo   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Reform   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Thompson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Thompson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Ashcraft Corner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Bethabra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Big Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Branyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Dorroh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Marvin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Meadow Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
New Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Oddfellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Payne Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Rowland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Sudduth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Unity Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Unity Grove Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Unity Grove Upper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Thompson Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Thompson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Thompson Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Gordo   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]McShan   [Map]Vernon   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Thompson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #127894   (Name of Record: Thompson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.5462253     Lon: -87.9858559   [Map]
Elev: 153         Map Name: Kennedy

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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: 33.5462, Longitude: -87.9859     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Thompson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Thompson 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning 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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