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Our GPS coordinates for the Lancaster 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 Lancaster Cemetery...

The Lancaster 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 Lancaster Cemetery

Lat:   33.3518°   (33° 21' 6")

Lon:   -85.2263°   (-85° 13' 34")

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

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


 

  Lancaster Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Lancaster 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 Lancaster Cemetery.

Bowdon   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Hogansville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Wedowee   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lancaster Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Bevis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Big Springs Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Buchanan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Caney Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Caswell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Centralhatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Cheek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Coats Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
East Napoleon Church of Christ Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the East Napoleon Church of Christ Cemetery (FAG ID #2339431)
 
Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Hearn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
High Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Highway Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Highway Ridge Memorial Gardens (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Lashley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Laurel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Lummie Layton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Merrill - Roop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
New Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Noles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Ridgeway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Ridley - Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Rooks - Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Tyus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Unity Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #37500)
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Veal Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 - Located in Carroll County
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Walls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lancaster Cemetery
 
Zachry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Lancaster Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lancaster Cemetery.

Bowdon   [Map]Glenn   [Map]Roanoke (AL)   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Graham (AL)   [Map]Rock Mills (AL)   [Map]
Centralhatchee   [Map]McCosh Mill (AL)   [Map]Roopville   [Map]
Corinth   [Map]Morrison Crossroad (AL)   [Map]Roosterville   [Map]
Ephesus   [Map]Newell (AL)   [Map]Standing Rock (AL)   [Map]
Franklin   [Map]Ranburne (AL)   [Map]Wedowee (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 helpful websites 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 Lancaster 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    
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    
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    
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    
Talbot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upson 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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #347082   (Name of Record: Lancaster Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Heard
Lat: 33.3517825     Lon: -85.2263347   [Map]
Elev: 321         Map Name: Frolona

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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: 33.3518, Longitude: -85.2263     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lancaster Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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