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Friendship Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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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 Friendship Cemetery...

The Friendship Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   32.8049°   (32° 48' 17")

Lon:   -85.9806°   (-85° 58' 50")

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  


  Macedonia Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
   Location verified
  Peace & Goodwill Cemetery
  Lindsey Cemetery
  Old Rocky Mount Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bethesda Cemetery
  Nixburg Cemetery
  Equality Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Old Shiloh Cemetery
   Location verified
  Harmony Cemetery
   Location verified
  Fishpond Cemetery
  Benson Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
   Location verified
  Prospect Cemetery
   Location verified
  Farrow Dennis Graveyard
  County Line Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nixburg Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Benson - Bethel Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Lovejoy Cemetery
  Mask Cemetery
   Location verified
  Cotton Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Friendship Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Benson - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS<3>
Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
Equality Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farrow Dennis Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fishpond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Harmony Cemetery (FAG ID #23272)

Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mask Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Nixburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nixburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location has been verified
Peace & Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Prospect Cemetery (FAG ID #25666)

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
Watson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location has been verified
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) 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 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Friendship Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Eclectic   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Equality   [Map]Kent   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Erie   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Hissop   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Rockford   [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 visit 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock 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    
Clay 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    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell 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    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard 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 Tallapoosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tallapoosa 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 #118655   (Name of Record: Friendship Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.8045713     Lon: -85.9807969   [Map]
Elev: 171         Map Name: Our Town

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from . 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 Friendship Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8049, Longitude: -85.9806     [Map].

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<3>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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