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Pilot Hill Cemetery
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Pilot Hill 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 Pilot Hill Cemetery...

The Pilot Hill 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 Pilot Hill Cemetery

Lat:   34.3480°   (34° 20' 52")

Lon:   -88.0337°   (-88° 2' 1")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Pilot Hill 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.


 

  Pilot Hill Cemetery  


  Berry Cemetery
   Location verified
  Holly Springs Cemetery
   Location verified
  Burleson Cemetery
   Location verified
  Davis Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Osborn Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Miller Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bullen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  McCarley Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Lindsey Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Gober Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Dempsey Cemetery
   Location verified
  Overton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Davis Cemetery
   Location verified
  Macedonia Cemetery
   Location verified
  Childers Family Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Baggett Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Jones Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Donham Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Ebeneezer Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Newburg Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Brazel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Nichols Cemetery
   Location from GNIS

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pilot Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #21516)

Bolin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brazel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burnout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burntout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childers Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebeneezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gober Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lockridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
McCarley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #24324)

Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sparks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pilot Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pilot Hill Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Golden (MS)   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]Weston   [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 first turn to 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 Pilot Hill 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    
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    
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    
Chickasaw 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    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc 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    
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 Pilot Hill 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 Pilot Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136244   (Name of Record: Pilot Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.3478765     Lon: -88.0336486   [Map]
Elev: 233         Map Name: Vina

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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' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Pilot Hill Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3480, Longitude: -88.0337     [Map].

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