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Harris Cemetery
(Fayette County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Harris Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Harris 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 Harris Cemetery...

The Harris Cemetery is located in Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayette.

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

Lat:   33.8590°   (33° 51' 32")

Lon:   -87.6100°   (-87° 36' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Harris 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 Harris 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Harris Cemetery  


  Colburn Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Dozier Cemetery
  Elm Grove Cemetery
  Tucker Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  McCollum Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Sleepy Cemetery
  Johnson School House Cemetery
  Whites Chapel Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Box Cemetery
  Wade Cemetery
  Sprinkle Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Tidwell Chapel Cemetery
  Crossroads Cemetery
  Tidwell Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  New Liberty Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Enis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Harris Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Box Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coalbed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dozier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elm Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Files Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbertville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson School House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCollum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sleepy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tidwell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whites Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Harris Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Lynn   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Farriss   [Map]Oakman   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Harris Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119795   (Name of Record: Harris Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.858996     Lon: -87.6100146   [Map]
Elev: 222         Map Name: Howard

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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: 33.8590, Longitude: -87.6100     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Harris Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Harris 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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