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Bold Springs Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Bold Springs Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Bold Springs Cemetery...

The Bold Springs Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.4509°   (33° 27' 3")

Lon:   -86.6551°   (-86° 39' 18")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Bold Springs Cemetery.

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

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Bold Springs Cemetery  


  McCombs Cemetery
  Wise Cemetery
  Earltown Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Forest Crest Cemetery
   Location verified
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Bush Cemetery
  Overton Cemetery
  McElwain Cemetery
  McDaniel Cemetery
  Bass Cemetery
  Brasher Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Brashers Chapel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Bryan Memorial Cemetery
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Old Acton Cemetery
  Cahaba Heights Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Kendrix Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  Mt. Signal Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Bold Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Alton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location is estimated<3>
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brashers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bryan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cahaba Heights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Croft Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location has been verified
Earltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
East Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forest Crest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location has been verified
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
K Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCombs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McElwain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Signal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vandiver Negro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bold Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bold Springs Cemetery.

Alton   [Map]Homewood   [Map]Marks Village   [Map]
Birmingham   [Map]Hoover   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]
Cahaba Heights   [Map]Indian Springs Village   [Map]Mountain Brook Village   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Mountain Brook   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Irondale   [Map]Scott City   [Map]
Dunnavant   [Map]Lake Purdy   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Leeds   [Map]Vandiver   [Map]
Gate City   [Map]Lola City   [Map]Vestavia Hills   [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 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 Bold Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Clay 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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa 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,     of Shelby County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Shelby 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 Bold Springs 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 Bold Springs Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146362   (Name of Record: Bold Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.4509401     Lon: -86.6552638   [Map]
Elev: 175         Map Name: Cahaba Heights

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bold Springs Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4509, Longitude: -86.6551     [Map].

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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>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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