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Lewis Cemetery
(Hale County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Lewis Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lewis 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 Lewis Cemetery...

The Lewis Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.9935°   (32° 59' 36")

Lon:   -87.5820°   (-87° 34' 55")

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


 

  Lewis Cemetery  


  Little Sandy Cemetery
  South Sandy Cemetery
  Beale Cemetery
  Carthage Cemetery
  Sylvan Cemetery
   Location verified
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Foster Cemetery
  Woods Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Grimes Cemetery
  Jones - Townsend Cemetery
  Tucker Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Greenleaf Cemetery
  Big Sandy Cemetery
  China Grove Cemetery
  Big Sandy Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Center Cemetery
  Havana Cemetery
  Hulls Cemetery
  Star of Bethlehem Cemetery
  Mt. Sinai Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lewis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carthage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
China Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenleaf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grimes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Havana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hulls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones - Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Star of Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sylvan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sylvan Cemetery (FAG ID #26571)

Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitsitt - Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Lewis Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Alberta City   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Holt   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Union   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Moundville   [Map]Wood Village   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Northport   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Lewis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale 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    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter 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    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes 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 Hale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Hale 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 Lewis 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 Lewis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #162926   (Name of Record: Lewis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.9934574     Lon: -87.5819507   [Map]
Elev: 103         Map Name: Moundville East

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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: 32.9935, Longitude: -87.5820     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lewis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lewis 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 'point-to-point' distance starting 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.

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