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Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill Cemetery...

The Pleasant 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 Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Lat:   34.4035°   (34° 24' 12")

Lon:   -87.8177°   (-87° 49' 3")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Pleasant 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.


 

  Pleasant Hill Cemetery  


  Graham Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Allen - McRight Cemetery
   Location verified
  Welch Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery
   Location verified
  Walden Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Wingo Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hamilton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Keelen Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Scharnagle Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Old Robinson Cemetery
   Location verified
  Lawler Cemetery
   Location verified
  Steadham Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Stone Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Old Friendship Cemetery
   Location verified
  Wade Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Friendship Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Grissom Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Cleveland Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Pounders Cemetery
   Location verified
  Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Friendship Cemetery
   Location verified
  Brock Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  McWright Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Pleasant Hill 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 East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Allen - McRight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Dooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Fortner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Grissom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
J.R. Swinney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Keelen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #<24324>)
 
McWright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Mountain Home Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
New Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Belgreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Old Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Old Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Orman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Phil Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Pounders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Quinn Memorial Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Scharnagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Spruce Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Steadham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Wilson - Nooe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Wingo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Bear Creek   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Mount Hope   [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 first visit 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 Pleasant Hill 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    
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 Pleasant 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 Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136248   (Name of Record: Pleasant Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.4034297     Lon: -87.8175329   [Map]
Elev: 282         Map Name: Isbell

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 starting 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4035, Longitude: -87.8177     [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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<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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