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Brazel Cemetery
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Brazel Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Brazel Cemetery...

The Brazel Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Russellville.

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

Lat:   34.3381°   (34° 20' 17")

Lon:   -88.0767°   (-88° 4' 36")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Brazel Cemetery.

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

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Brazel Cemetery  


  Berry Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Davis Cemetery (AL)
  Burleson Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Miller Cemetery (AL)
  Bullen Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  McCarley Cemetery (AL)
  Lindsey Cemetery (AL)
  Gober Cemetery (AL)
   Estimated location<1>
  Dempsey Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Baggett Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Davis Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Jones Cemetery (AL)
  Childers Family Cemetery (AL)
  Pilot Hill Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Liberty Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Ridge Cemetery (MS)
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery (AL)
  Ridge Cemetery (MS)
  Donham Cemetery (AL)
  Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Newburg Cemetery (AL)
  Ebeneezer Cemetery (AL)
  Nichols Cemetery (AL)
  Holly Springs Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Fairview Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Brazel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #21516)

Bullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Chasteene Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS<3>
Childers Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cockrell - Cofield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebeneezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gober Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawhorn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCarley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pilot Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Providence Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Bay City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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 Brazel Cemetery.

Belgreen   [Map]Golden (MS)   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Vina   [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 like to 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 - 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 Brazel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

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 Alabama

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Brazel 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 Brazel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #114855   (Name of Record: Brazel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.3381548     Lon: -88.0767054   [Map]
Elev: 207         Map Name: Vina

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Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Brazel Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3381, Longitude: -88.0767     [Map].

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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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