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Profile for the Mt. Zion Baptist 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. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery...

The Mt. Zion Baptist 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. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

Lat:   34.4999°   (34° 29' 59")

Lon:   -87.7945°   (-87° 47' 40")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Mt. Zion Baptist 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. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery  


  Malone Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Wilson - Nooe Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Orman Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Burnt Church Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Sparks Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Willis Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Welch Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Devaney Cemetery
  Walden Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Knights of Pythias Cemetery
  Hamilton Cemetery
  Luketown Cemetery
  Old Robinson Cemetery
  Old Town Cemetery
  Keelen Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Sadler Cemetery
  Steadham Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Smith Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pounders Cemetery
  Old Belgreen Cemetery
  McWright Cemetery
  New Belgreen Cemetery
  Allen - McRight Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 62 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Furnace Hill   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Gatesville   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [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 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 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. Zion Baptist Church 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      
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 Mt. Zion Baptist 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. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123430   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.4998174     Lon: -87.7955895   [Map]
Elev: 239         Map Name: Isbell

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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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4999, Longitude: -87.7945     [Map].

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<3>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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