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Hope Well Cemetery
(Lowndes County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Hope Well Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Hope Well 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 Hope Well Cemetery...

The Hope Well Cemetery is located in Lowndes County. The county seat for Lowndes County is located in Hayneville.

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

Lat:   32.2346°   (32° 14' 4")

Lon:   -86.6594°   (-86° 39' 33")

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


 

  Hope Well Cemetery  


  Mitchell Cemetery
  Fice Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  McQueen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Wooten Cemetery
  Garr Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Miles Cemetery
  Young Cemetery
  Hayneville Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Oakview Cemetery
  Bogahoma Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Meadow Cemetery
  Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery
  Robert Rives Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Turners Cemetery
  Mt. Gillard Cemetery
  Morass Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Rudolph Hill Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Gordon Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Hope Well Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lowndes County.

Bogahoma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bogahoma Cemetery (FAG ID #21701)

Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hayneville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McQueen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McQueen Cemetery (FAG ID #2434568)

Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mushat Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robert Rives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rudolph Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turners Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wooten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hope Well Cemetery
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hope Well Cemetery.

Autaugaville   [Map]Gibbs Village   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Gordonville   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Hayneville   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
Bragg's   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Tyler   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Lowndesboro   [Map]White Hall   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]Mosses   [Map]Young Forte Village   [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 Hope Well Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lowndes 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    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon 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    
Pike 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 Lowndes County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lowndes 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 Hope Well 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 Hope Well Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #164187   (Name of Record: Hope Well Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 32.2345852     Lon: -86.6594224   [Map]
Elev: 62         Map Name: Gordonsville

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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: 32.2346, Longitude: -86.6594     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hope Well Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hope Well 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>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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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