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Friendship Cemetery
(Geneva 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 Geneva County. The county seat for Geneva County is located in Geneva.

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

Lat:   31.1088°   (31° 6' 31")

Lon:   -85.8858°   (-85° 53' 8")

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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Friendship Cemetery  


  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (AL)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Moore Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Consolation Cemetery (AL)
  Sunset Memorial Gardens (AL)
  Marvin Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Carter Cemetery (AL)
  Sardis Cemetery (AL)
  Liberty Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Bellwood Cemetery (AL)
  Eunola Cemetery (AL)
  Shady Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Spring Creek Cemetery (AL)
  Coffee Springs Cemetery (AL)
  McDuffie Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery (AL)
  Geneva City Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery (AL)
  Vaughanville Cemetery (AL)
  El Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Home Cemetery (AL)
  Eden Cemetery (AL)
  McDuffie Cemetery (AL)
  Jones Cemetery (AL)
  Royals Cemetery (FL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 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 Geneva County.

Bellwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Consolation Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eunola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Geneva City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDuffie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDuffie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunset Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughanville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Friendship Cemetery.

Battens Crossroads   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Holiday Village   [Map]
Bellwood   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Kinston   [Map]
Black   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Level Plains   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Esto (FL)   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Eunola   [Map]Noma (FL)   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Geneva   [Map]Samson   [Map]
Coffee Springs   [Map]Hartford   [Map]Slocomb   [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 helpful 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 Geneva County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Geneva County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Geneva 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 #143089   (Name of Record: Friendship Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Geneva
Lat: 31.1087879     Lon: -85.8857698   [Map]
Elev: 74         Map Name: Geneva West

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 31.1088, Longitude: -85.8858     [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 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.

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