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(Hale 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 misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. 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 Harris Cemetery...

The Harris Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.8335°   (32° 50' 0")

Lon:   -87.6747°   (-87° 40' 28")

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.


 

  Harris Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Demopolis   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 
Eutaw   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Forkland   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Greensboro   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harris Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Akron New Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Boston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Burk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Five Mile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Hatche Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Havana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Jackson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Langham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Martian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Martin Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Mileous Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Pruitt Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Ramey Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Rhodes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Rhone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Sample Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Star of Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harris Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 
Whitsitt - Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harris Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Harris Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Harris Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Newbern   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Phipps   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Eutaw   [Map]Moundville   [Map]Sawyerville   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and 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 might help with the Harris Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Hale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Hale 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 #119792   (Name of Record: Harris Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.8334616     Lon: -87.6747309   [Map]
Elev: 113         Map Name: Sawyerville

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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: 32.8335, Longitude: -87.6747     [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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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