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Old Nauvoo Cemetery
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Nauvoo Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

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 Old Nauvoo Cemetery...

The Old Nauvoo 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 Old Nauvoo Cemetery

Lat:   34.4528°   (34° 27' 10")

Lon:   -87.9253°   (-87° 55' 31")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Nauvoo Cemetery has been estimated.<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Old Nauvoo 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.


 

  Old Nauvoo Cemetery  


  Blue Lick Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Burnout Cemetery
  Bonds Cemetery
  Bolin Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Ezzell Cemetery
  Walden Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Massey Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<3>
  Old Friendship Cemetery
  Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Greenhill Cemetery
  Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  Tompkins Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Sparks Chapel Cemetery
  Old Frankfort Cemetery
   Estimated location
  New Friendship Cemetery
  Weatherbee Cemetery
  Burleson Cemetery
  Old Belgreen Cemetery
  Osborn Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  New Belgreen Cemetery
  Overton Cemetery
  Welch Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Burntout Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Scott Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Franklin County.

Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Blue Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Bolin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bonds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burnout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burntout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Greenhill - Ezzell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #24324)

Moorman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Patterson Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pounders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pounders - Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sparks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weatherbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Nauvoo Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Golden (MS)   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Gatesville   [Map]Phil Campbell   [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 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 - you should note 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 Old Nauvoo 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    
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    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Union County (MS):       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 Old Nauvoo 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 Old Nauvoo Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136229   (Name of Record: Old Nauvoo Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 0     Lon: 0   [Map]
Map Name: Unknown

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4528, Longitude: -87.9253     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Nauvoo Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Nauvoo Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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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>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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<4>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.

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