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(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Red Bay City 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 Red Bay City Cemetery...

The Red Bay City 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 Red Bay City Cemetery

Lat:   34.4390°   (34° 26' 20")

Lon:   -88.1328°   (-88° 7' 58")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Red Bay City Cemetery.

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


 

  Red Bay City Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the Northwest (NW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Cherokee   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Iuka   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Phil Campbell   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Russellville   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Red Bay City Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Red Bay City Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Belmont Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Bennett Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Brazel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Bullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Burges Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Burgess Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Burnout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Burntout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Butler Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Byram Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Ebeneezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Epps Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Gober Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
Hale Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Halltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Lower Pleasant Site Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Mann Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
McCarley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
New Bethel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
New Hope Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Old Bethel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Patterson Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Tharp Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Weatherbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 
White Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Red Bay City Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Red Bay City Cemetery.

Belgreen   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Red Bay   [Map]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Slickrock Ford   [Map]
Burntout   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Denton   [Map]Marietta (MS)   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]Vina   [Map]
Golden (MS)   [Map]Paden (MS)   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Red Bay City 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 Red Bay City 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 Red Bay City Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136255   (Name of Record: Red Bay Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.4387091     Lon: -88.132819   [Map]
Elev: 195         Map Name: Red Bay

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance 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 Red Bay City Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4390, Longitude: -88.1328     [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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