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Henson Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Henson Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Henson 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 Henson Cemetery...

The Henson Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   34.0207°   (34° 1' 14")

Lon:   -88.0431°   (-88° 2' 35")

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


 

  Henson Cemetery  


  Carter Cemetery
  Crump Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Philadelphia Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Stanford Cemetery
  Fulton Bridge Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Mosley Cemetery
  Banister Cemetery
  Spruiell Cemetery
  Ballard Cemetery
  Pope Cemetery
  Cantrell Family Cemetery
  Olive Hill Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Stanford Cemetery
  Pikeville Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Cantrell Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Sizemore Memorial Cemetery
  Henson Springs Cemetery
  Beaverton Memorial Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Henson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ballard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Banister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaverton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cantrell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fulton Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holligan & Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Olive Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pikeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sizemore Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spruiell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Henson Cemetery.

Bazemore   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Guin   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Glen Allen   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Weston   [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 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 - 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 Henson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin 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    
Pickens 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    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158841   (Name of Record: Henson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 34.0206593     Lon: -88.0430878   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Henson Springs

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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: 34.0207, Longitude: -88.0431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Henson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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