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Friendship Cemetery
(Bibb County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Friendship Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

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 Friendship Cemetery...

The Friendship Cemetery is located in Bibb County. The county seat for Bibb County is located in Centreville.

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

Lat:   32.9446°   (32° 56' 40")

Lon:   -87.2992°   (-87° 17' 57")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Friendship Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Friendship 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.


 

  Friendship Cemetery  


  Boyd Cemetery
  Brent Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Centreville Memorial Cemetery
  Hubbard Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Scottsville Cemetery
   Location verified
  James Cemetery
  Hubbard Springs Cemetery
  Elam Cemetery
  Haysop Cemetery
  Mulberry Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Pondville Cemetery
  Little Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mathis Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Duff Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Avery Cemetery
  Perkins Cemetery
  Weldon Cemetery
  Wooley Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Friendship Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Avery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Centreville Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haysop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mulberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Perkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pondville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scottsville Cemetery (FAG ID #26121)

Scottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scottsville Cemetery (FAG ID #26122)

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Friendship Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Cottondale   [Map]Nash Town   [Map]
Blocton   [Map]Duncanville   [Map]North Bibb   [Map]
Brent   [Map]East Town   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Pratt Ferry   [Map]
Bucktown   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Burmah   [Map]Green Pond   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Cane Creek   [Map]Italian Town   [Map]Vance   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Lawley   [Map]West Blocton   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Marion   [Map]Woodstock   [Map]
Corinne   [Map]Moundville   [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 start with 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 Friendship Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bibb County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #150989   (Name of Record: Friendship Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bibb
Lat: 32.9445685     Lon: -87.2991662   [Map]
Elev: 117         Map Name: Pondville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.us/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9446, Longitude: -87.2992     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Friendship Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Friendship Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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