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Registers Cemetery
(Houston County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Registers 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 Registers Cemetery...

The Registers 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 Registers Cemetery

Lat:   31.0299°   (31° 1' 47")

Lon:   -85.4374°   (-85° 26' 14")

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


 

  Registers Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Lassiter Cemetery (AL)
  Memory Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Christian Home Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery (AL)
  Martin Cemetery (AL)
  Selma Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Smith Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (AL)
  Lees Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Union Cemetery (AL)
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Piney Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Registers Cemetery (AL)
  Shady Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Selma Cemetery (FL)
  Cowarts Creek Cemetery (AL)
  Marvin Chapel Cemetery (FL)
   Location verified
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Hinson Cemetery (FL)
  Memphis Cemetery (AL)
  Friendship Cemetery (FL)
  Purvis Cemetery (AL)
  Damascus Cemetery (FL)
  Sanders Cemetery (AL)
  East Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery (FL)
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Registers Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Christian Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Damascus Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hinson Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lassiter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Chapel Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Location has been verified
Memphis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Purvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Registers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Selma Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Registers Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Registers Cemetery.

Ashford   [Map]Esto (FL)   [Map]Noma (FL)   [Map]
Avon   [Map]Graceville (FL)   [Map]Parish   [Map]
Campbellton (FL)   [Map]Hartford   [Map]Parker Village   [Map]
Cottondale (FL)   [Map]Jacob City (FL)   [Map]Rehobeth   [Map]
Cottonwood   [Map]Madrid   [Map]Slocomb   [Map]
Cowarts   [Map]Malvern   [Map]Taylor   [Map]
Dothan   [Map]Merritts Crossroads   [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 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 Registers Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Houston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

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

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 Registers 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 Registers Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163813   (Name of Record: Registers Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Houston
Lat: 31.0299035     Lon: -85.4374332   [Map]
Elev: 58         Map Name: Madrid

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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: 31.0299, Longitude: -85.4374     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Registers Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Registers 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' 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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