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(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 New Friendship Cemetery...

The New Friendship 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 New Friendship Cemetery

Lat:   34.4273°   (34° 25' 38")

Lon:   -87.8658°   (-87° 51' 56")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the New Friendship 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.


 

  New Friendship Cemetery  


  Old Frankfort Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Pounders - Quinn Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Old Belgreen Cemetery
  Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery
  New Belgreen Cemetery
  Wingo Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<2>
  Lawler Cemetery
  Welch Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Old Nauvoo Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Moorman Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Walden Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Hamilton Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Lawler Cemetery
  Old Friendship Cemetery
  Stone Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  Wade Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pounders Cemetery
  Grissom Cemetery
  Sparks Chapel Cemetery
  Cleveland Cemetery
   Location from GNIS

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 52 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the New Friendship Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Franklin County.

Allen - McRight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Bolin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Keelen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #<24324>)
 
McWright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Moorman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
New Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Old Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Pounders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Pounders - Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Scharnagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Sparks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Steadham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Wilson - Nooe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Wingo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Friendship Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the New Friendship Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Golden (MS)   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Gatesville   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Vina   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 New Friendship 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    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo 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      
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 New Friendship 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 New Friendship Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136217   (Name of Record: New Friendship Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.4273186     Lon: -87.86559   [Map]
Elev: 275         Map Name: Isbell

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins 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 New Friendship Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4273, Longitude: -87.8658     [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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