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(Heard County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Ephesus Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Ephesus 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 Ephesus Cemetery...

The Ephesus Cemetery is located in Heard County. The county seat for Heard County is located in Franklin.

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

Lat:   33.4018°   (33° 24' 6")

Lon:   -85.2538°   (-85° 15' 13")

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

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


 

  Ephesus Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bowdon   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Bremen   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Wedowee   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Bear Creek Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Bethena Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Big Springs Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Buchanan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Caney Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
East Napoleon Church of Christ Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the East Napoleon Church of Christ Cemetery (FAG ID #2339431)
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
High Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Lancaster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Laurel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Lummie Layton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Merrill - Roop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
New Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Noles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Old Shiloh Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Rice Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Ridgeway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Ridley - Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Roopville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Sandy Flat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Tyus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Unity Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #37500)
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Veal Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Walls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ephesus Cemetery
 
Zachry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ephesus Cemetery

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 Ephesus Cemetery.

Arbacoochee (AL)   [Map]Glenn   [Map]Roanoke (AL)   [Map]
Bowdon Junction   [Map]Graham (AL)   [Map]Rock Mills (AL)   [Map]
Bowdon   [Map]Micaville (AL)   [Map]Roopville   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Morrison Crossroad (AL)   [Map]Roosterville   [Map]
Centralhatchee   [Map]Mount Zion   [Map]Wedowee (AL)   [Map]
Ephesus   [Map]Newell (AL)   [Map]Woodland (AL)   [Map]
Franklin   [Map]Ranburne (AL)   [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 professional and volunteer 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 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 Ephesus Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Heard County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clayton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cobb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meriwether County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Paulding County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spalding County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

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 Georgia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ephesus 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 Ephesus Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #347038   (Name of Record: Ephesus Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Heard
Lat: 33.4017811     Lon: -85.2538359   [Map]
Elev: 377         Map Name: Graham

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.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: 33.4018, Longitude: -85.2538     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ephesus Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ephesus 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 starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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