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Lake View Memory Gardens
(Russell County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Lk. View Memory Gardens ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lake View Memory Gardens 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 Lk. View Memory Gardens...

Lk. View Memory Gardens is located in Russell County. The county seat for Russell County is located in Phenix City.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Lk. View Memory Gardens

Lat:   32.5038°   (32° 30' 13")

Lon:   -85.0480°   (-85° 2' 52")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Lk. View Memory Gardens 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 Lk. View Memory 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.


 

  Lk. View Memory Gardens  


  Concord Cemetery (AL)
  Evans Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery (GA)
  Patrick Cemetery (GA)
  Bethel Mission Cemetery (AL)
  Crawford Cemetery (AL)
  Water Shiloh Cemetery (GA)
  Porterdale Cemetery (GA)
  Stroud Cemetery (AL)
  Colored Cemetery (GA)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Riverdale Cemetery (GA)
  Mealing Cemetery (GA)
  Dudleyville Cemetery (AL)
  Philadelphia Cemetery (AL)
  Felix Edwards Cemetery (AL)
  Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Bealwood Cemetery (GA)
  Evergreen Memory Gardens Cemetery (GA)
  Park Hill Cemetery (GA)
  Phillips - Barnett Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Abercombie Cemetery (AL)
  Linwood Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Sunset Memorial Gardens (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lk. View Memory Gardens. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abercombie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bealwood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location has been verified
Colored Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Memory Gardens Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Felix Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linwood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Mealing Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Park Hill Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patrick Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips - Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pine Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2189996)

Porterdale Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riverdale Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunset Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Water Shiloh Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lk. View Memory Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lk. View Memory Gardens.

Baker Village (GA)   [Map]Fontaine Village   [Map]Phenix City   [Map]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
Cataula (GA)   [Map]Fort Mitchell   [Map]Salem   [Map]
City Village (GA)   [Map]Fortson (GA)   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   [Map]Ladonia   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Midland (GA)   [Map]Smiths   [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 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 Lk. View Memory Gardens:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Russell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers 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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Schley County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Upson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Russell County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Russell 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 Lk. View Memory 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 Lk. View Memory Gardens.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121327   (Name of Record: Lake View Memory Gardens)

Class: cemetery
County: Russell
Lat: 32.5037523     Lon: -85.0479896   [Map]
Elev: 121         Map Name: Smiths Station

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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: 32.5038, Longitude: -85.0480     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lk. View Memory Gardens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lk. View Memory Gardens 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 starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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