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Rocky Hill Cemetery
(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Rocky Hill 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 Rocky Hill Cemetery...

The Rocky Hill Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Moulton.

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

Lat:   34.6837°   (34° 41' 1")

Lon:   -87.3670°   (-87° 22' 1")

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

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.


 

  Rocky Hill Cemetery  


  Warren Cemetery
  Ashford Cemetery
  Sheffield Cemetery
  Sykes Cemetery
  Davenport Cemetery
  Abernathy Cemetery
  Childers Cemetery
  Scruggs Cemetery
  Fuqua Cemetery
  Ashford Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery
  String Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bynum Cemetery
  Truitt Cemetery
  Garth Cemetery
  Dobbins Cemetery
  Lansdell Cemetery
  Sherrod Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
  Byrd Cemetery
  Conner Cemetery
  Pippen Cemetery
  Bain Cemetery
  Elmwood Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 65 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Rocky Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Andrew Garth Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brickhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Conner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillahunty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dossey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jetton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lansdell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sheffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
String Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troupe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tweedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Hill 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Rocky Hill Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Muck City   [Map]
Beach Grove   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Belleview   [Map]Estep   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Ford City   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Corum   [Map]Killen   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Moulton   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Rocky Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lawrence County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125856   (Name of Record: Rocky Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.6837012     Lon: -87.3669664   [Map]
Elev: 184         Map Name: Courtland

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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: 34.6837, Longitude: -87.3670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rocky Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rocky 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' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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