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(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Brazel Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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 Brazel Cemetery...

The Brazel 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 Brazel Cemetery

Lat:   34.3381°   (34° 20' 17")

Lon:   -88.0767°   (-88° 4' 36")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Brazel Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Brazel 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 Brazel Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Phil Campbell   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Russellville   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brazel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brazel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #21516)
 
Bullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Chasteene Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Childers Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Cockrell - Cofield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Donham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Ebeneezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Gober Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Lawhorn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Lockridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
McCarley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
New Hope Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Newburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Pilot Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Red Bay City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Shottsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brazel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brazel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Brazel Cemetery.

Belgreen   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Golden (MS)   [Map]Red Bay   [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 Brazel 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    
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    
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    
Chickasaw 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    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin 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 Brazel 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 Brazel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #114855   (Name of Record: Brazel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.3381548     Lon: -88.0767054   [Map]
Elev: 207         Map Name: Vina

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Brazel Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3381, Longitude: -88.0767     [Map].

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<2>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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<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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