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(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Ramsey Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Ramsey Cemetery...

The Ramsey 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 Ramsey Cemetery

Lat:   34.5534°   (34° 33' 12")

Lon:   -87.6954°   (-87° 41' 43")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Ramsey Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Ramsey Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Franklin County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Ramsey Cemetery.

Leighton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the Northeast (NE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Muscle Shoals   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Phil Campbell   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Russellville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Sheffield   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Tuscumbia   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Ramsey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Bob Saint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Burnt Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Devaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Franklin Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Gadd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Isbell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Luketown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Number 6 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Orman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Osborn Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Pennington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Sadler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Sargent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Tharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Tharptown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Wilson - Nooe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ramsey Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ramsey Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Campbell Settlement   [Map]Leighton   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Mehama   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]Tuscumbia   [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 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 Ramsey 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    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Ramsey 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 Ramsey Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125428   (Name of Record: Ramsey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.5537047     Lon: -87.696142   [Map]
Elev: 235         Map Name: Russellville

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Franklin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Ramsey Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5534, Longitude: -87.6954     [Map].

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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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