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Daviston Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Daviston 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 Daviston Cemetery...

The Daviston Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   33.0554°   (33° 3' 19")

Lon:   -85.6386°   (-85° 38' 18")

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


 

  Daviston Cemetery  


  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Mountain Springs Cemetery
  Wadley Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Bibby Family Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Hutchinson Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Abanda Cemetery
  Sims Cemetery
  Old Vickers Cemetery
  Germany Family Cemetery
  Milam Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Darian Cemetery
  Buttston Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Daviston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abanda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bibby Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Buttston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Germany Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Punkin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Daviston Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - 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 Daviston Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Daviston   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]
Agricola   [Map]Five Points   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Fredonia   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Wedowee   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Lineville   [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 visit 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 Daviston Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay 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    
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    
Russell 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    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730347   (Name of Record: Daviston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 33.0553992     Lon: -85.6385672   [Map]
Elev: 227         Map Name: Daviston

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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: 33.0554, Longitude: -85.6386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Daviston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Daviston 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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