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Davis Cemetery
(Chilton County, Alabama)


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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 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 Davis Cemetery...

The Davis Cemetery is located in Chilton County. The county seat for Chilton County is located in Clanton.

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

Lat:   32.9568°   (32° 57' 24")

Lon:   -86.6264°   (-86° 37' 35")

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.

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.


 

  Davis Cemetery  


  Cobb Cemetery
  Mt. Bethel Cemetery
  Archers Chapel Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Robinson Springs Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Community Cemetery
   Location verified
  Cane Creek Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  New Salem Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Hardiman Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Mountain Springs Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Pinedale Cemetery
  Mineral Springs Cemetery
  Lomax Cemetery
  Lime Springs Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  McKee Cemetery
  Jacksons Chapel Cemetery
  Collins Chapel Cemetery
  Bell Lane Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Davis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Chilton County.

Archers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cane Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chilton County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collins Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glad Tidings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardiman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jacksons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lime Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lomax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pates Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Refuge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rocky Mount Community Cemetery (FAG ID #25875)

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunshine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thorsby Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thorsby Scandinavian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Davis Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Davis Cemetery.

Aucheucaula   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Billingsley   [Map]Marbury   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Brierfield   [Map]Maylene   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Verbena   [Map]
Clanton   [Map]Montevallo   [Map]Weogufka   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Mountain Creek   [Map]White City   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]Wilsonville   [Map]
Jemison   [Map]Randolph   [Map]Wilton   [Map]
Lawley   [Map]Saginaw   [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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Davis Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chilton 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    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery 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    
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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Chilton County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Chilton 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 #149485   (Name of Record: Davis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chilton
Lat: 32.9567895     Lon: -86.6263713   [Map]
Elev: 181         Map Name: Jemison East

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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: 32.9568, Longitude: -86.6264     [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 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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