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(Greene County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Horton Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Horton 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 on 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 Horton Cemetery...

The Horton Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Eutaw.

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

Lat:   32.9962°   (32° 59' 46")

Lon:   -88.0547°   (-88° 3' 16")

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

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


 

  Horton Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Epes   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 
Eutaw   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 
Geiger   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 
Gordo   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Pickensville   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Horton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Bethesda Church Yard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Brickyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Demount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Ellis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Hick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Hogley Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Hutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Manatua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Miller Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Mobley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
New Light Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Pyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Roden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Screptah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Shea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Shedd Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Sixteenth Section Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Trantham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Horton Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horton Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Horton Cemetery
 
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Horton Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Horton Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Horton Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Epes   [Map]Memphis   [Map]
Aliceville   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Geiger   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Union   [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 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 Horton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158406   (Name of Record: Horton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 32.9962369     Lon: -88.0547439   [Map]
Elev: 67         Map Name: West Greene

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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: 32.9962, Longitude: -88.0547     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Horton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Horton 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 beginning 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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