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(Marion County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Williams Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Williams 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Williams Cemetery...

The Williams Cemetery is located in Marion County. The county seat for Marion County is located in Hamilton.

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

Lat:   34.0932°   (34° 5' 35")

Lon:   -87.9561°   (-87° 57' 21")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Williams 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 Williams Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Williams Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Guin   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Haleyville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Williams Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Williams Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Williams Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Williams Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Banister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Barnesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Williams Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Cantrell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Cox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Fulton Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Galbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Green Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Hamilton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Williams Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Williams Cemetery
 
McKinley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Moses Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Williams Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Williams Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Pikeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Poplar Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Rocky Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Streetman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Sullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Williams Cemetery
 
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Williams Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Williams Cemetery.

Bazemore   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Farriss   [Map]Kirkland   [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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Williams Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens 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    
Lee 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      
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138088   (Name of Record: Williams Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marion
Lat: 34.0931574     Lon: -87.956142   [Map]
Elev: 172         Map Name: Hamilton SW

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Marion County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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: 34.0932, Longitude: -87.9561     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Williams Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Williams 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 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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