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(Houston County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Memory Hill Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Memory Hill Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Memory Hill Cemetery...

The Memory Hill Cemetery is located in Houston County. The county seat for Houston County is located in Dothan.

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

Lat:   31.2057°   (31° 12' 20")

Lon:   -85.4283°   (-85° 25' 41")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Memory Hill 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 Memory Hill Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Memory Hill Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Memory Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Houston County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Memory Hill Cemetery.

Ashford   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Daleville   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Dothan   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Graceville   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 
Hartford   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 
Headland   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 
Midland City   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Napier Field   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Newville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 
Parish   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Pinckard   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Slocomb   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Memory Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bay Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Cowarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Cowarts Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Crestlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Dothan City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Gardens of Memory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Gates of Heaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Hurts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Lassiter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Memphis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Selma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Selma Cemetery (FAG ID #2594112)
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Memory Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sunset Memorial Park (FAG ID #263430)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Memory Hill Cemetery.

Ashford   [Map]Kinsey   [Map]Parish   [Map]
Avon   [Map]Madrid   [Map]Parker Village   [Map]
Cottonwood   [Map]Malvern   [Map]Pinckard   [Map]
Cowarts   [Map]Merritts Crossroads   [Map]Rehobeth   [Map]
Dothan   [Map]Midland City   [Map]Slocomb   [Map]
Grimes   [Map]Napier Field   [Map]Taylor   [Map]
Headland   [Map]Newton   [Map]Webb   [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 - 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 Memory Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Houston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gadsden County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miller County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122649   (Name of Record: Memory Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Houston
Lat: 31.2057315     Lon: -85.4282668   [Map]
Elev: 83         Map Name: Dothan West

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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: 31.2057, Longitude: -85.4283     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Memory Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Memory Hill 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' (or 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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