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The location of Fraternal Cemetery









A visit to the Fraternal Cemetery ...

The location of the Fraternal Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Fraternal Cemetery ...

The Fraternal Cemetery is located in Jefferson County. The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Birmingham.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Fraternal Cemetery

Lat:   33.5426°   (33° 32' 33")

Lon:   -86.8861°   (-86° 53' 9")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Fraternal Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Fraternal Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jefferson County.

Bivens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Brighton Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Cardiff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Crumley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Enon Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
George Washington Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Glasgow Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Grace Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Inglenook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Joley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Knesses Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Linn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Shadowlawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #26170<4>
 
Sheritt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Valhalla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Village Falls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Walkers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fraternal Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within Less than 2 miles of the Fraternal Cemetery.

Adamsville   [Map]     Midfield   [Map]    
Birmingham   [Map]     Minor   [Map]    
Brookside   [Map]     Mulga   [Map]    
Daisey City   [Map]     New Town   [Map]    
Docena   [Map]     Pinkney City   [Map]    
Edgewater   [Map]     Pleasant Grove   [Map]    
English Village   [Map]     Pratt City   [Map]    
Fairfield Village   [Map]     Pratt Mines   [Map]    
Fairfield   [Map]     Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]    
Forestdale   [Map]     Scarlet Town   [Map]    
Hooper City   [Map]     Vulcan City   [Map]    
Mason City   [Map]     Watson   [Map]    
Maytown   [Map]     Westwood   [Map]    
McDonald Chapel   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Birmingham   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Pratt City   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Fraternal Cemetery
 
Pratt Mines - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Fraternal Cemetery

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 and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Fraternal Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Blount County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cullman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Etowah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Limestone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Talladega County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa 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

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Jefferson County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Jefferson 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 Fraternal 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 Fraternal Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118608   (Name of Record: Fraternal Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 33.5426057     Lon: -86.8861034   [Map]
Elev: 194         Map Name: Adamsville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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 'point-to-point' distance. 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 Fraternal Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5426, Longitude: -86.8861     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fraternal Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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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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