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Rose Hill Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Rose Hill Cemetery ...

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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 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")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Rose Hill Cemetery.

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


 

  Rose Hill Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Newton County
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
Hickory   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Newton County
 
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]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Newton County
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 
York   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles 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<2> entry for the Elmwood Cemetery (FAG ID #2607514)
 
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 entry for the Forest Lawn Memory Gardens (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 entry for the Long Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #60534)
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Magnolia Cemetery (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 entry for the Meridian Memorial Park (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 entry for the Old Marion Cemetery (FAG ID #61661)
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Osborne Cemetery (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 entry for the St. Luke Cemetery (FAG ID #62492)
 
Semmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Rose Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Semmes Cemetery (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 entry for the Wilson Cemetery (FAG ID #63697)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Rose Hill Cemetery.

Chunky   [Map]Hickory   [Map]Quitman   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Marion   [Map]Rose Hill   [Map]
Cuba (AL)   [Map]Meridian   [Map]Stonewall   [Map]
Enterprise   [Map]Nellieburg   [Map]Suqualena   [Map]
Fellowship   [Map]Orange   [Map]Vimville   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Rose Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Greene County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Neshoba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     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 ...



Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Lauderdale County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Rose Hill Cemetery. The point that we are using 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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