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Pennington Cemetery
(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 Pennington Cemetery...

The Pennington 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 Pennington Cemetery

Lat:   34.5397°   (34° 32' 22")

Lon:   -87.6101°   (-87° 36' 36")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Pennington Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

The locations for the following markers came from a variety of sources and we have varying levels of confidence in those locations. For each marker, we show either our confidence or the information source for the marker.


 

  Pennington Cemetery  


  Ligon Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Gravel Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Young Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bobo Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Tharp Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Tharptown Cemetery
   Location verified
  Gargis Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Osborn Hill Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Number 6 Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Hyde Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Sibley Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Aycock Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bethlehem Cemetery
   Location verified
  Counts Cemetery
   Location verified
  Gargas Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Sylvester Cemetery
   Location verified
  Ramsey Cemetery
   Location verified
  Sargent Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bob Saint Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bethsaida Cemetery
   Location verified
  Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Kirkland Cemetery
   Location verified
  Cherry Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pennington Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bethsaida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bob Saint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Cherry Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Denton Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Devaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Franklin Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Gargas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gargis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Gray Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Isbell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location has been verified
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Luketown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Masterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Number 6 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Orman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Osborn Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sadler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sargent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sylvester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Templeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tharptown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pennington Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pennington Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Muck City   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Ford City   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]Wilson Dam   [Map]
Furnace Hill   [Map]Nitrate City   [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 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 Pennington 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    
Alcorn County (MS):       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 Pennington 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 Pennington Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124590   (Name of Record: Pennington Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.5398159     Lon: -87.6103063   [Map]
Elev: 192         Map Name: Old Bethel

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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 'point-to-point' distance 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 Pennington Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5397, Longitude: -87.6101     [Map].

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