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Houpt Cemetery
(Sumter County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Houpt 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 Houpt Cemetery...

The Houpt Cemetery is located in Sumter County. The county seat for Sumter County is located in Livingston.

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

Lat:   32.5257°   (32° 31' 32")

Lon:   -87.9236°   (-87° 55' 24")

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


 

  Houpt Cemetery  


  Springhill Cemetery
  Nebo Cemetery
  Hard Bargain Cemetery
  Longer Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Grove Cemetery
  Old Green Oak Cemetery
  Bird Cemetery
  New Green Oak Cemetery
  Brasfield Cemetery
   Location verified
  Davidson Cemetery
  Arington Cemetery
  Dug Hill Cemetery
  Pinetop Cemetery
  Arrington Cemetery
  Logan Cemetery
  Riverside Cemetery
  Birdine Cemetery
  Memorial Garden
  Walker Cemetery
  Millers Chapel Cemetery
  Phares Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  New Evening Star Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Houpt Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Birdine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location has been verified
Dallas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dug Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hard Bargain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jefferson Smalls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Green Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Green Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phares Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinetop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riverside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Matthew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houpt Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houpt 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 Houpt Cemetery.

Arcola   [Map]Demopolis   [Map]Livingston   [Map]
Arrington   [Map]Epes   [Map]Moore Town   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Myrtlewood   [Map]
Bellamy   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Pin Hook   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Griffins   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Cedahoma   [Map]Intercourse   [Map]Providence   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Linden   [Map]Sawyerville   [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 like to start with 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 it should be mentioned 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 Houpt Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Sumter County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120454   (Name of Record: Houpt Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sumter
Lat: 32.5256921     Lon: -87.9236267   [Map]
Elev: 26         Map Name: McDowell

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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: 32.5257, Longitude: -87.9236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Houpt Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches 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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