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Hollis Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hollis 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 Hollis Cemetery...

The Hollis 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 Hollis Cemetery

Lat:   33.8854°   (33° 53' 7")

Lon:   -88.1661°   (-88° 9' 57")

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


 

  Hollis Cemetery  


  Almon Cemetery (AL)
  Herron Cemetery (AL)
  Pickle Cemetery (MS)
  Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Ray Cemetery (MS)
  Mulberry Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Evans Cemetery (AL)
  Moscow Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Plynn Cemetery (AL)
  Sandlin Cemetery (AL)
  Rising Star Cemetery (AL)
  Blaylock Cemetery (AL)
  Taylor Cemetery (AL)
  Crews Cemetery (AL)
  Holliday Cemetery (AL)
  Sulligent Cemetery (AL)
  Thompson Cemetery (AL)
  Nolen Cemetery (AL)
  Thompson Cemetery (AL)
  Macedonia Cemetery (AL)
  New Church Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Wofford Cemetery (AL)
  Bankhead Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hollis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blaylock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moscow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mulberry Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickle Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spruiell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hollis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]Detroit   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]
Amory (MS)   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Guin   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Winfield   [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 helpful 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 Hollis 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    
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    
Noxubee 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 Hollis 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 Hollis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120258   (Name of Record: Hollis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.8853856     Lon: -88.1661451   [Map]
Elev: 114         Map Name: Sulligent

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: 33.8854, Longitude: -88.1661     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hollis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hollis 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' distance that begins in . 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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