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(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Franklin Memory Gardens ...

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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 Franklin Memory Gardens...

Franklin Memory Gardens 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 Franklin Memory Gardens

Lat:   34.5365°   (34° 32' 11")

Lon:   -87.7380°   (-87° 44' 16")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Franklin Memory Gardens.

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


 

  Franklin Memory Gardens  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Franklin Memory Gardens. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
Burnt Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Devaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Location is estimated
 
Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Location is estimated
 
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Keelen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Luketown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Location is estimated
 
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Number 6 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Old Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Orman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Osborn Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Sadler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Sargent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Steadham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Tharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Tharptown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Franklin Memory Gardens
 
Wilson - Nooe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Franklin Memory Gardens

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Franklin Memory Gardens.

Avoca   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Furnace Hill   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [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 turn to 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 Franklin Memory Gardens:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Franklin Memory Gardens ...

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 Franklin Memory Gardens.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118601   (Name of Record: Franklin Memory Gardens)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.5367608     Lon: -87.73781   [Map]
Elev: 291         Map Name: Russellville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.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 obstructions 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 Franklin Memory Gardens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5365, Longitude: -87.7380     [Map].

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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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