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(Franklin County, Massachusetts)


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Our GPS coordinates for the East Hill 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 ...

The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has a MACRIS<2> database entry for the East Hill Cemetery (MACRIS ID #LEY.803). Once on the MACRIS page, look for the dark blue INV icon on the line 'Inventory Number: LEY.803'. Click on this link to open a PDF document with more detailed information contained on scanned documents.

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.

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The Location of the East Hill Cemetery...

The East Hill Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Greenfield.

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

Lat:   42.6931°   (42° 41' 35")

Lon:   -72.6020°   (-72° 36' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the East Hill Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<3>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Greenfield   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Hinsdale   [Map]
 - Located in Cheshire County (NH)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Millers Falls   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Northfield   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
West Brattleboro   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the East Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the East Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aaron Clark Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Alexander Perry Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Arms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #SHL.801
 
Baker Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Beaver Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #LEY.802
 
Billings Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Brick School Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Chandler Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Christ Church Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Cristian Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Franklin Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Gill Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Green River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Groll Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Grove Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Guilford Center Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Halifax Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Henry Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
High Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the East Hill Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #GRE.809
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Lower Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Maplehurst & Elmshurt Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
North Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
North River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
North Vernon Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Old North Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Our Lady of Czechowski Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Pentecost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery (NH)   [Map]
 - Located in Cheshire County (NH)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Polish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Riverside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Riverside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Worcester County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
St. Josephs Cemetery (NH)   [Map]
 - Located in Cheshire County (NH)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Shelburne Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Skinner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
South Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
South Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
South Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
South Parish Cemetery (NH)   [Map]
 - Located in Cheshire County (NH)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #103136<5>
 
Springdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Stark Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Stebbins Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Tyler Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Upper Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #GRE.811
 
Weatherhead Hollow Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
West Guilford Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
West Leyden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #LEY.804
 
West Northfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Wilkens Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the East Hill Cemetery
 
Worden Cemetery (VT)   [Map]
 - Located in Windham County (VT)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the East Hill Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the East Hill Cemetery.

Ames Hill (VT)   [Map]Foundry Village   [Map]Montague City   [Map]
Bernardston   [Map]Greenfield   [Map]Montague   [Map]
Brattleboro (VT)   [Map]Guilford (VT)   [Map]Northfield   [Map]
Brattleboro (VT)   [Map]Halifax (VT)   [Map]Shattuckville   [Map]
Buckland   [Map]Heath   [Map]Shelburne Falls   [Map]
Colrain   [Map]Hinsdale (NH)   [Map]Turners Falls   [Map]
Deerfield   [Map]Lake Pleasant   [Map]Vernon (VT)   [Map]
Factory Village   [Map]Leyden   [Map]West Brattleboro (VT)   [Map]
Fairview Village (VT)   [Map]Millers Falls   [Map]West Halifax (VT)   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 East Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Massachusetts:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Hartford County (CT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tolland County (CT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Berkshire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Essex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampshire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Middlesex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Worcester County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cheshire County (NH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hillsborough County (NH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Merrimack County (NH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sullivan County (NH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rensselaer County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bennington County (VT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County (VT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rutland County (VT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Windham County (VT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Windsor County (VT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Massachusetts:

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

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 Massachusetts

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the East 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 East Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #606819   (Name of Record: East Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 42.6931395     Lon: -72.6020348   [Map]
Elev: 346         Map Name: Bernardston

Referenced MACRIS Record:  MACRIS ID #LEY.803

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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: 42.6931, Longitude: -72.6020     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the East Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for East Hill Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MACRIS (for the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System). More information about the MHC and MACRIS can be found on their website: mhc-macris.net.

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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . 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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<5>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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