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Gardens of Memory Cemetery
(Houston County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Gardens of Memory Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Gardens of Memory 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 Gardens of Memory Cemetery...

The Gardens of Memory Cemetery is located in Houston County. The county seat for Houston County is located in Dothan.

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

Lat:   31.3041°   (31° 18' 14")

Lon:   -85.3549°   (-85° 21' 17")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Gardens of Memory 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 Gardens of Memory 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.


 

  Gardens of Memory Cemetery  


  Mt. Sinai Cemetery
  Webb Cemetery
  Kirklands Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Blackwoods Cemetery
  Poplar Spring Cemetery
  Blackwoods Cemetery
  Gates of Heaven Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Dothan City Cemetery
  Sylvan Grove Cemetery
  Little Vine Cemetery
  West Side Cemetery
  Memory Hill Cemetery
  East Side Cemetery
  Hurts Chapel Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Cowarts Cemetery
  Old Pleasant Plains Cemetery
  Selma Cemetery
   Location verified
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Crestlawn Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cowarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dothan City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
East Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gates of Heaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Granberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirklands Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Vine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Pleasant Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Selma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Selma Cemetery (FAG ID #2594112)

Sylvan Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gardens of Memory Cemetery.

Ashford   [Map]Headland   [Map]Oakey Grove   [Map]
Avon   [Map]Kinsey   [Map]Parish   [Map]
Columbia   [Map]Malvern   [Map]Parker Village   [Map]
Cowarts   [Map]Midland City   [Map]Pinckard   [Map]
Dothan   [Map]Napier Field   [Map]Rehobeth   [Map]
Grimes   [Map]Newton   [Map]Taylor   [Map]
Haleburg   [Map]Newville   [Map]Webb   [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 start with 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 - 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 Gardens of Memory Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Houston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Baker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Miller County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118824   (Name of Record: Gardens of Memory Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Houston
Lat: 31.3040628     Lon: -85.3549335   [Map]
Elev: 90         Map Name: Headland

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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: 31.3041, Longitude: -85.3549     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gardens of Memory Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gardens of Memory 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 in . 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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