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Friendship Cemetery
(Santa Rosa County, Florida)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Friendship Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Friendship Cemetery...

The Friendship Cemetery is located in Santa Rosa County. The county seat for Santa Rosa County is located in Milton.

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

Lat:   30.6046°   (30° 36' 16")

Lon:   -86.9855°   (-86° 59' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Friendship Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

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Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bagdad   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Cantonment   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Milligan   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Okaloosa County
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Molino   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County
 
Navarre   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Pensacola   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Located in Escambia County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Friendship Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Santa Rosa County.

Black Hammock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Flowers Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Hickory Hammock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Lewis Williams Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Friendship Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Lewis Williams Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #72766)
 
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Milton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Serenity Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friendship Cemetery
 
Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Friendship Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Friendship Cemetery.

Bagdad   [Map]Goulding   [Map]Navarre   [Map]
Baker   [Map]Gulf Breeze   [Map]Otahite   [Map]
Bellview   [Map]Harold   [Map]Pace   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Holt   [Map]Pensacola Beach   [Map]
Cantonment   [Map]Hurlburt Field   [Map]Pensacola   [Map]
Ensley   [Map]Milligan   [Map]Sanders Beach   [Map]
Ferry Pass   [Map]Milton   [Map]Tristan Village   [Map]
Galt City   [Map]Molino   [Map]Warrington   [Map]
Gonzalez   [Map]Myrtle Grove   [Map]West Pensacola   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Friendship Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Florida:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Santa Rosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Okaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Florida:

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

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 Florida

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Friendship 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 Friendship Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #301631   (Name of Record: Friendship Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Santa Rosa
Lat: 30.6046379     Lon: -86.9855198   [Map]
Elev: 9         Map Name: Ward Basin

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Santa Rosa County: www.co.santa-rosa.fl.us/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6046, Longitude: -86.9855     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Friendship Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Friendship Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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.

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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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