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Friendship Cemetery
(Franklin 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 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 Friendship Cemetery

Lat:   34.4365°   (34° 26' 11")

Lon:   -87.8859°   (-87° 53' 9")

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 verified. Locations not yet verified are indicated.


 

  Friendship Cemetery  


  Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
  Sparks Chapel Cemetery
  Greenhill Cemetery
  New Friendship Cemetery
  Tompkins Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pounders - Quinn Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Old Frankfort Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery
  Old Belgreen Cemetery
  Wingo Cemetery
  New Belgreen Cemetery
  Lawler Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Welch Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Moorman Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bolin Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Overton Cemetery
  Old Nauvoo Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Walden Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Scott Cemetery
  Hamilton Cemetery
  Lawler Cemetery
  Pounders Cemetery
  Grissom Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Friendship Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Franklin County.

Allen - McRight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Blue Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Bolin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bonds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burnout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burntout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Keelen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #24324)

McWright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Moorman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Old Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Old Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pounders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pounders - Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sparks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Steadham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weatherbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson - Nooe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Wingo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship 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 Friendship Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Gatesville   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Golden (MS)   [Map]Phil Campbell   [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 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 Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman 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    
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    
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 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 #118657   (Name of Record: Friendship Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.4364853     Lon: -87.8858684   [Map]
Elev: 264         Map Name: Guinn Cross Roads

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.4365, Longitude: -87.8859     [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>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts 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.

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