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(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Macedonia Cemetery ...

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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 Macedonia Cemetery...

The Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery

Lat:   34.3944°   (34° 23' 39")

Lon:   -87.9538°   (-87° 57' 13")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Macedonia 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.


 

  Macedonia Cemetery  


  Burntout Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Jones Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Burnout Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Bolin Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pilot Hill Cemetery
  Old Nauvoo Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  McCurley Cemetery
  Old Friendship Cemetery
  Holly Springs Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Davis Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  Hodges Cemetery
  Sparks Chapel Cemetery
  Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
  New Friendship Cemetery
  Lindsey Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Burleson Cemetery
  Dempsey Cemetery
  Osborn Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Davis Cemetery
  Gober Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Baggett Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
   Location from GNIS

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Macedonia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Bolin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Brazel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Burnout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Burntout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Childers Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Gober Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
McCarley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #<24324>)
 
Moorman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
New Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pilot Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Pounders - Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Sparks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Weatherbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Macedonia Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Golden (MS)   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]Weston   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Macedonia 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    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122144   (Name of Record: Macedonia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.3945417     Lon: -87.9536472   [Map]
Elev: 252         Map Name: Guinn Cross Roads

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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 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Macedonia Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3944, Longitude: -87.9538     [Map].

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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