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Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens ...

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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 Hillcrest Memorial Gardens...

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Russellville.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens

Lat:   34.4607°   (34° 27' 38")

Lon:   -88.1528°   (-88° 9' 10")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

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.


 

  Hillcrest Memorial Gardens  


  Pittsburg Cemetery (MS)
  Ridge Cemetery (MS)
  Lindsey Cemetery (MS)
  Halltown Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Hale Cemetery (MS)
  Hodge Cemetery (MS)
  Byram Cemetery (MS)
  Tharp Cemetery (MS)
  Mann Cemetery (MS)
  Red Bay City Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Fairview Cemetery (MS)
  Butler Cemetery (MS)
  Belmont Cemetery (MS)
  Berry Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  New Bethel Cemetery (MS)
  New Hope Cemetery (MS)
  Epps Cemetery (MS)
  Bullen Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  White Cemetery (MS)
  McCarley Cemetery (AL)
  Burgess Cemetery (MS)
  Gober Cemetery (AL)
   Estimated location<1>
  Burges Cemetery (MS)
  Bennett Cemetery (MS)
  Old Bethel Cemetery (MS)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Belmont Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS<3>
Bennett Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Bullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Burges Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burgess Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Burnout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Burntout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byram Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Epps Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gober Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location is estimated
Hale Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Hodge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Joel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Locust Tree Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lower Pleasant Site Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Mann Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCarley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McRae Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patterson Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Pittsburg Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Site Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Red Bay City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tharp Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weatherbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
White Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Belgreen   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Mantachie (MS)   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Marietta (MS)   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Golden (MS)   [Map]Paden (MS)   [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 visit 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 - although 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 Hillcrest Memorial Gardens:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw 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    
Monroe 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    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

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 Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136184   (Name of Record: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.4606533     Lon: -88.1528196   [Map]
Elev: 175         Map Name: Red Bay

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Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<2>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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4607, Longitude: -88.1528     [Map].

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<3>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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