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Profile for the Lewis Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lewis 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 Lewis Cemetery...

The Lewis 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 Lewis Cemetery

Lat:   33.1729°   (33° 10' 22")

Lon:   -85.2305°   (-85° 13' 49")

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

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


 

  Lewis Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Franklin   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Hogansville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
LaGrange   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Wedowee   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lewis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Brett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Glenn - Burpee - Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Old Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Persons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Pittman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Randolph Memory Gardens (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Rooks - Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Springfield Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 
Standing Rock Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
State Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Turman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Wehadkee Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Wehadkee Cemetery (FAG ID #270710)
 
Western Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lewis Cemetery
 
Whatley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewis Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Zachary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lewis Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lewis Cemetery.

Abanda (AL)   [Map]Five Points (AL)   [Map]Roanoke (AL)   [Map]
Abbottsford   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Rock Mills (AL)   [Map]
Asta Village   [Map]Fredonia (AL)   [Map]Roosterville   [Map]
Brays Lakeview   [Map]Glenn   [Map]Standing Rock (AL)   [Map]
Centralhatchee   [Map]Hogansville   [Map]Wadley (AL)   [Map]
Corinth   [Map]LaGrange   [Map]Wedowee (AL)   [Map]
Ephesus   [Map]McCosh Mill (AL)   [Map]West Lake Village   [Map]
Evansville (AL)   [Map]Penton (AL)   [Map]Woodland (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 - 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 Lewis 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    
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    
Elmore County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell 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    
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      
Muscogee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike 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 Lewis 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 Lewis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #347084   (Name of Record: Lewis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Heard
Lat: 33.1728981     Lon: -85.2305   [Map]
Elev: 217         Map Name: Glenn

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Heard County

About Georgia

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: 33.1729, Longitude: -85.2305     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lewis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lewis 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts 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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<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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