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Dansby Cemetery
(Barbour County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Dansby 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 Dansby Cemetery...

The Dansby Cemetery is located in Barbour County. The county seat for Barbour County is located in Clayton.

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

Lat:   31.6835°   (31° 41' 0")

Lon:   -85.6824°   (-85° 40' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Dansby 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 Dansby 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.


 

  Dansby Cemetery  


  Enon Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Old Dothan Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Ephesus Cemetery
  Pea River Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Sykes Creek Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Flowers Cemetery
  Lakeview Cemetery
  Carr Cemetery
  Pea River Cemetery
  Danner Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Richland Cemetery
  Sammon Cemetery
  Brundidge City Cemetery
  Richardson Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Fleming Cemetery
  Universalist Cemetery
  St. Peter Cemetery
  Center Ridge Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Dansby Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brooks Graves   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brundidge City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Dothan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pea River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pea River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Richardson Cemetery (FAG ID #25795)

Richland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sammon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Universalist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Dansby Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Dansby Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]Clio   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Clopton   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Jack   [Map]Perote   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Louisville   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Skipperville   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]Smuteye   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Dansby Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Barbour County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117063   (Name of Record: Dansby Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 31.6834973     Lon: -85.6824422   [Map]
Elev: 126         Map Name: Elamville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Barbour County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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







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: 31.6835, Longitude: -85.6824     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dansby Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dansby 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>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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