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(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Davis Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Davis 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 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. 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 Davis Cemetery...

The Davis Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.3523°   (34° 21' 8")

Lon:   -85.6155°   (-85° 36' 55")

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

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


 

  Davis Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Cedar Bluff   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Centre   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Fort Payne   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Valley Head   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Davis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Black Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Cannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Coffey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Dixons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Hammack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Henderson - Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Husky Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Johnson Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Mosely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Oak Bowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Randall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 
Stories Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Tuckers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 
Welcome Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Davis Cemetery.

Alpine   [Map]Cordell   [Map]Leesburg   [Map]
Berry Springs   [Map]Dog Town   [Map]Lickskillet   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Lyerly (GA)   [Map]
Broomtown   [Map]Fort Payne   [Map]Menlo (GA)   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Cedar Springs   [Map]Grantville   [Map]Pine Ridge   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Hammondville   [Map]Sand Rock   [Map]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [Map]Valley Head   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Kirk's Grove   [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 begin 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 Davis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136877   (Name of Record: Davis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.3523125     Lon: -85.6155191   [Map]
Elev: 225         Map Name: Gaylesville

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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: 34.3523, Longitude: -85.6155     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Davis Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Davis 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 that stretches from . 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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