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Hester Cemetery
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hester Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, 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 Hester Cemetery...

The Hester 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 Hester Cemetery

Lat:   34.5070°   (34° 30' 25")

Lon:   -87.8078°   (-87° 48' 28")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Hester Cemetery has been estimated.<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Hester Cemetery.

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


 

  Hester Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 65 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hester Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Franklin County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Allen - McRight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Burnt Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Devaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hester Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Franklin Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Keelen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Luketown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Hester Cemetery
 
McWright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Moorman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Hester Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
New Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Number 6 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Old Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Old Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hester Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Old Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hester Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Old Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Orman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Pounders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Pounders - Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Sadler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Sargent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Steadham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Wilson - Nooe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hester Cemetery
 
Wingo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hester Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hester Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Furnace Hill   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]Tuscumbia   [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 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 Hester Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Hester 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 Hester Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136181   (Name of Record: Hester Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.5070395     Lon: -87.8078119   [Map]
Elev: 271         Map Name: Frankfort

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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: 34.5070, Longitude: -87.8078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hester Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hester Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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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 stretches from . 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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