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Hepsabah Cemetery
(Cleburne County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hepsabah 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 Hepsabah Cemetery...

The Hepsabah Cemetery is located in Cleburne County. The county seat for Cleburne County is located in Heflin.

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

Lat:   33.5009°   (33° 30' 3")

Lon:   -85.6077°   (-85° 36' 27")

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


 

  Hepsabah Cemetery  


  Davistown Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Black Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  Delta Cemetery
  Evans Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Valley Grove Cemetery
  Wise Chapel Cemetery
  Union Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Beason Grove Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Ragan Chapel Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Old Cool Spring Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery
  Black Chapel Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hepsabah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beason Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Delta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragan Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location has been verified
Valley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hepsabah Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hepsabah Cemetery.

Abel   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Lineville   [Map]
Anniston   [Map]Elder   [Map]Micaville   [Map]
Arbacoochee   [Map]Fort McClellan   [Map]Morrison Crossroad   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Graham   [Map]Newell   [Map]
Chinnabee   [Map]Heflin   [Map]Oxford   [Map]
Choccolocco   [Map]Hobson City   [Map]Ranburne   [Map]
De Armanville   [Map]Hollis Crossroads   [Map]Wedowee   [Map]
Delta   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Woodland   [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 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 - 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 Hepsabah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cleburne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163648   (Name of Record: Hepsabah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cleburne
Lat: 33.500943     Lon: -85.6077352   [Map]
Elev: 296         Map Name: Ross Mountain

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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: 33.5009, Longitude: -85.6077     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hepsabah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hepsabah 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 that begins 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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