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Henry Cemetery
(Dallas County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Henry 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 Henry Cemetery...

The Henry Cemetery is located in Dallas County. The county seat for Dallas County is located in Selma.

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

Lat:   32.3571°   (32° 21' 25")

Lon:   -87.0961°   (-87° 5' 45")

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


 

  Henry Cemetery  


  Davis Cemetery
  Kings Bend Cemetery
  Craig Cemetery
  Rosehill Cemetery
  Witt Cemetery
  Parnell Cemetery
  Rasco Cemetery
  Sugar Bottom Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Cahaba Cemetery
  Lincoln Cemetery
  New Cahaba Cemetery
  Prosperity Cemetery
  Lk. Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Watts Cemetery
  Live Oak Cemetery
   Location verified
  Matthew Cemetery
  Elmwood Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  New Live Oak Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Jerusalem Cemetery
  King Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Adams Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Henry Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Dallas County.

Adams Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cahaba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lk. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lincoln Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Live Oak Cemetery (FAG ID #24056)

Matthew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Cahaba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prosperity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sugar Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Henry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Henry Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Minter   [Map]Selma   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Old Town   [Map]Sunset Mill Village   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]Orrville   [Map]Tyler   [Map]
Jones   [Map]Safford   [Map]Valley Grande   [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 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 Henry Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dallas County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119972   (Name of Record: Henry Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dallas
Lat: 32.3570823     Lon: -87.0961019   [Map]
Elev: 34         Map Name: Blackwell Bend

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Dallas County

About Alabama

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: 32.3571, Longitude: -87.0961     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Henry Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Henry 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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