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Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
(Franklin 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 five sections:

The Location of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery...

The Greenhill - Ezzell 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 Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery

Lat:   34.5153°   (34° 30' 55")

Lon:   -87.9034°   (-87° 54' 12")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

The locations for the following markers came from a variety of sources and we have varying levels of confidence in those locations. For each marker, we show either our confidence or the information source for the marker.


 

  Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery  


  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Hester Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Jones Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Old Frankfort Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Bolton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Smith Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Shady Grove Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Belgreen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Taylor Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Belgreen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Frankfort Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Welch Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Cedar Creek Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bolin Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Malone Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Old Nauvoo Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Blue Lick Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Old Friendship Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bonds Cemetery
   Location verified
  Friendship Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Massey Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Sparks Cemetery
   Location verified
  Sparks Chapel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Tompkins Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  New Friendship Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Franklin County.

Blue Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Bolin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bonds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burnt Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Patterson Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sparks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weatherbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Golden (MS)   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Furnace Hill   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Gatesville   [Map]Red Bay   [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 - although 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 Greenhill - Ezzell 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    
Union 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Franklin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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







Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5153, Longitude: -87.9034     [Map].

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