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(Jackson County, Alabama)


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

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 Clay Cemetery...

The Clay Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.6987°   (34° 41' 55")

Lon:   -86.3550°   (-86° 21' 18")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Clay 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 Clay 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Clay Cemetery  


  Morring Cemetery
  Blair Cemetery
  Spriggs Cemetery
  Latham Cemetery
  Pleasant Mount Cemetery
  Rousseau Cemetery
  Rousseau Cemetery
  Roberson Cemetery
  Tipton Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Lawler Cemetery
  Potts Cemetery
  Nelson Chapel Cemetery
  Jenkins Cemetery
  Sanford Cemetery
  Echols Cemetery
  Rousseau Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  Kirk Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
  Beason Cemetery
  Sublett Cemetery
  Paint Rock Cemetery
  Vinson Cemetery
  Bullock Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 68 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Clay Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brazelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bullock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambless - Byrne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crowson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel - Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drake - Keith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Erwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flanagan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hewlett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jehu Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Latham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrow - Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paint Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragsdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spriggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sublett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tipton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trenton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Clay Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Clay Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Greenwycke Village   [Map]Normal   [Map]
Big Cove   [Map]Gurley   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Brownsboro   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Dodsonville   [Map]Mercury   [Map]Ryland   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
English Village   [Map]New Hope   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Grant   [Map]New Market   [Map]Woodville   [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 professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Clay Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116197   (Name of Record: Clay Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.6986998     Lon: -86.3549863   [Map]
Elev: 196         Map Name: Paint Rock

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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: 34.6987, Longitude: -86.3550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Clay Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Clay 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 'straight-line' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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