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Cedar Creek Cemetery
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Cedar Creek 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 Cedar Creek Cemetery...

The Cedar Creek 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 Cedar Creek Cemetery

Lat:   34.5458°   (34° 32' 44")

Lon:   -87.9960°   (-87° 59' 45")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Cedar Creek Cemetery.

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

The locations for the following markers came from a variety of sources and we have varying levels of confidence in those locations. For each marker, we show either our confidence or the information source for the marker.


 

  Cedar Creek Cemetery  


  Key Underwood Coondog Memorial Park
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Massey Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Sally Burns Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Greenhill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bolton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Patterson Strickland Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shady Grove Cemetery
   Location verified
  Tompkins Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Taylor Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Frankfort Cemetery
   Estimated location
  James Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Weatherbee Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bolton Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Halltown Cemetery
   Location verified
  Lower Pleasant Site Cemetery
   Location verified
  Burntout Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pleasant Site Cemetery
   Location verified
  Burnout Cemetery
   Location verified
  Blue Lick Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Bolin Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bonds Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Nauvoo Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Ezzell Cemetery
   Location verified
  Sparks Chapel Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cedar Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blue Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Bolin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bonds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burnout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burntout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Finley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Underwood Coondog Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lower Pleasant Site Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCollough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Old Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Old Newsom Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patterson Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Site Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sally Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sparks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weatherbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cedar Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Cedar Creek Cemetery.

Belgreen   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Golden (MS)   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Doubleheads Village   [Map]Paden (MS)   [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 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 - 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 Cedar Creek 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    
Morgan 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    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy 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 Cedar Creek 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 Cedar Creek Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136147   (Name of Record: Cedar Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.5453728     Lon: -87.9953162   [Map]
Elev: 193         Map Name: Pleasant Grove

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Franklin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting 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 Cedar Creek Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5458, Longitude: -87.9960     [Map].

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