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Mount Pleasant Cemetery
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 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 Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery...

The Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 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 Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery

Lat:   34.4811°   (34° 28' 51")

Lon:   -87.5837°   (-87° 35' 1")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 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.


 

  Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery  


  Aycock Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Sargent Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery
  Bob Saint Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Smith Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bethsaida Cemetery
  Drake Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Pennington Cemetery
  Cherry Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
  Kirkland Cemetery
  Denton Hollow Cemetery
  Gravel Hill Cemetery
  Templeton Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bobo Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Rea Cemetery
  Tharptown Cemetery
  Gray Rock Cemetery
  Number 6 Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Beulah Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Sibley Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Kimbrough Cemetery
  Counts Cemetery
  Duboise Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bethsaida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bob Saint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Cherry Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Denton Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Duboise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Gargas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Gray Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kimbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Number 6 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pennington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sargent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Templeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tharptown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Wear Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 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 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Furnace Hill   [Map]Muck City   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Grayson   [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 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 Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 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 Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 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 Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #161778   (Name of Record: Mount Pleasant Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.481206     Lon: -87.5839164   [Map]
Elev: 219         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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4811, Longitude: -87.5837     [Map].

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