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The location of Rose Hill Cemetery









A visit to the Rose Hill Cemetery ...

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 six sections:

The Location of the Rose Hill Cemetery ...

The Rose Hill Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Meridian.

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

Lat:   32.3636°   (32° 21' 48")

Lon:   -88.7187°   (-88° 43' 7")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Rose Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lauderdale County.

Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Burwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2607514<2>
 
Fairchild Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #59344
 
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Kinard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Lad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Long Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #60534
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #60635
 
McLemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Meridian Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1429432
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Old Marion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #61661
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #61750
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Sageville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
St. Luke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #62492
 
Semmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #62669
 
Stenis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Stinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Tunnel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
West Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63697

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Rose Hill Cemetery.

Chunky   [Map]     Nellieburg   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Orange   [Map]    
Cuba (AL)   [Map]     Quitman   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Fellowship   [Map]     Stonewall   [Map]    
Hickory   [Map]     Suqualena   [Map]    
Marion   [Map]     Vimville   [Map]    
Meridian   [Map]     Whynot   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Hickory   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 
York   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Rose Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marengo County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sumter County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kemper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Leake County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Neshoba County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Noxubee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Smith County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wayne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

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 Mississippi

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Rose 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 Rose Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #676848   (Name of Record: Rose Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 32.3634765     Lon: -88.7194899   [Map]
Elev: 98         Map Name: Meridian South

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lauderdale County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Rose Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3636, Longitude: -88.7187     [Map].

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<2>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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