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Kimbrough 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 six sections:

The Location of the Kimbrough Cemetery...

The Kimbrough 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 Kimbrough Cemetery

Lat:   34.4133°   (34° 24' 47")

Lon:   -87.5691°   (-87° 34' 8")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Kimbrough 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 verified. Locations not yet verified are indicated.


 

  Kimbrough Cemetery  


  Sibley Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Beulah Cemetery
  Counts Cemetery
  Blue Springs Cemetery
  Sylvester Cemetery
  Duboise Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery
  Watson Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Drake Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Poplar Spring Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Cherry Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
  Orange Baptist Church Cemetery
  Denton Hollow Cemetery
  Orange Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Templeton Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Rea Cemetery
  Chestnut Ridge Cemetery
  Gray Rock Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Sibley Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Posey Mill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Kimbrough Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Cherry Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Chestnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Denton Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Dime Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Duboise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Gray Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Gum Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Orange Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Orange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Posey Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sylvester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Templeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Wear Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kimbrough Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - 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 Kimbrough Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Grayson   [Map]Muck City   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Wren   [Map]
Double Springs   [Map]Mount Hope   [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 turn to 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 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 Kimbrough 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    
Madison 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    
Itawamba 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    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       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    
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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Kimbrough 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 Kimbrough Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #159896   (Name of Record: Kimbrough Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.4134294     Lon: -87.5697482   [Map]
Elev: 323         Map Name: Newburg

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 starting 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Kimbrough Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4133, Longitude: -87.5691     [Map].

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