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Introduction ...

Although we found mention of Gravel Hill during our research,<1> we don't have its physical location (ie- latitude and longitude). Until we find that information, we're unable to give a list of nearby cemeteries.

If you can help with the location of Gravel Hill or know of a cemetery that we should include in our Gazetteer, please let us know.

In the case of a cemetery, we are looking for information such as its name, its GPS location, whether the cemetery is still in use or if it is historic (ie- defunct, abandoned, etc.). If it applies, we would also like to learn of any past or alternate names that the cemetery has been known by.

If you don't know the GPS location (ie- the latitude/longitude) of a cemetery,please use our Map Page for Gravel Hill to determine the cemetery's position (the instructions for finding the latitude/longitude can be found below the map).

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gravel Hill.

In Closing ...

If you know of any cemeteries that we are missing in the area of Gravel Hill, can you supply us with the name of the cemetery, its GPS location, whether the cemetery is still in use or if it is historic (ie- defunct, abandoned,  etc.). If it applies, we would also like to learn of any past or alternate names that the cemetery has been known by.

If you don't know the GPS location (ie- the latitude/longitude) of a cemetery, please use our Map Page for Gravel Hill to determine the cemetery's position (the instructions for finding the latitude/longitude can be found below the map).

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gravel Hill.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Bladen County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bladen County: www.bladeninfo.net/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Working on your genealogy? These are excellent websites to start with when searching in and around the area of Gravel Hill and Bladen County:

Links at Cyndi's List:

for State of North Carolina

for Bladen County

Links at Family Search:

for State of North Carolina

for Bladen County

Links at Genealogy Trails:

for State of North Carolina

for Bladen County

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gravel Hill.

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Gravel Hill and then turned east". While Gravel Hill could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Gravel Hill as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Gravel Hill could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another North Carolina community named Gravel Hill.




 

 

 


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