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(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Burleson 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 Burleson Cemetery...

The Burleson 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 Burleson Cemetery

Lat:   34.4107°   (34° 24' 38")

Lon:   -88.0263°   (-88° 1' 34")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Burleson Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Cherokee   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Phil Campbell   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Russellville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burleson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Burleson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baggett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Bolin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Brazel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Bullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Burnout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Burntout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Childers Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Gober Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
McCarley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
McCurley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<3> entry for the McCurley Cemetery (FAG ID #24324)
 
Old Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Patterson Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Pilot Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Red Bay City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Single Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Sparks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burleson Cemetery
 
Tharp Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burleson Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Weatherbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Burleson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Bear Creek   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Paden (MS)   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Golden (MS)   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [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 like to 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 Burleson 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    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy 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 Burleson 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 Burleson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115236   (Name of Record: Burleson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.4103754     Lon: -88.0261492   [Map]
Elev: 186         Map Name: Halltown

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins 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 Burleson Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4107, Longitude: -88.0263     [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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<3>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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