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Darby Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Darby Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Darby 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 Darby Cemetery...

The Darby Cemetery is located in Clay County. The county seat for Clay County is located in Ashland.

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

Lat:   33.1221°   (33° 7' 19")

Lon:   -86.1302°   (-86° 7' 48")

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


 

  Darby Cemetery  


  Campbell Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Bethany Cemetery
  Comers Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Greenview Memorial Park
  Westview Cemetery
  Grimes Chapel Cemetery
  Marvin Chapel Cemetery
  Stewartville Cemetery
  Rozelle & Chandler Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Rising Star Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Summer Hill Cemetery
  Goodwater Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Crestview Memorial Cemetery
  Hatchett Creek Cemetery
  Smyrna Cemetery
  Oaks Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Hollins Springs Cemetery
  Old Marietta Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Darby Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Comers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grimes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchett Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchett Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollins Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oaks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Marietta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location has been verified
Rozelle & Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewartville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Darby Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Darby Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Goodwater   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Alpine   [Map]Hissop   [Map]Rockford   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Millerville   [Map]Weogufka   [Map]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]Winterboro   [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 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 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 Darby Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clay 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    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #151039   (Name of Record: Darby Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.122062     Lon: -86.1302482   [Map]
Elev: 266         Map Name: Hollins

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Clay 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: 33.1221, Longitude: -86.1302     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Darby Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Darby 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . 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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