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

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

Lat:   33.1804°   (33° 10' 49")

Lon:   -85.4841°   (-85° 29' 2")

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  


  Boozer Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Cedarwood Cemetery
  Wildcat Creek Cemetery
  Booger Hill Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Gay Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Knight Cemetery
  Wadley Cemetery
  Springfield Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Malone Cemetery
  Abanda Cemetery
  Swan Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Fisher Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Milltown Cemetery
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Tatum Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 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 Randolph County.

Abanda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Booger Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boozer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedarwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Knight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tatum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wildcat Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) 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 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Friendship Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Newell   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Glenn (GA)   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Lineville   [Map]Rock Mills   [Map]
Daviston   [Map]McCosh Mill   [Map]Standing Rock   [Map]
Evansville   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Five Points   [Map]Morrison Crossroad   [Map]Wedowee   [Map]
Fredonia   [Map]Motley   [Map]Woodland   [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 either 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 Randolph County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Randolph County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Randolph 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 #1805731   (Name of Record: Friendship Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Randolph
Lat: 33.1803968     Lon: -85.4841189   [Map]
Elev: 313         Map Name: Roanoke West

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Randolph County

About Alabama

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: 33.1804, Longitude: -85.4841     [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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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