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Ebenezer Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ebenezer 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 Ebenezer Cemetery...

The Ebenezer 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 Ebenezer Cemetery

Lat:   33.4659°   (33° 27' 57")

Lon:   -85.8458°   (-85° 50' 44")

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


 

  Ebenezer Cemetery  


  Coldwater Cemetery
  Seay Chapel Cemetery
  Pine Ridge Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Mannings Chapel Cemetery
  Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Providence Cemetery
  Chief Chenneby Grave
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Ragan Chapel Cemetery
  Mineral Springs Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Campbell Springs Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Lackey Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Clairmont Springs Cemetery
  Delta Cemetery
  Bellview Cemetery
  Horse Creek Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Ebenezer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #1786988)

Barfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bellview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burgess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chief Chenneby Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clairmont Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coldwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Delta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hassell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Horse Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mannings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oconee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oxford Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragan Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seay Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stockdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ebenezer Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ebenezer Cemetery.

Abel   [Map]Choccolocco   [Map]Hobson City   [Map]
Anniston   [Map]Cobb Town   [Map]Hollis Crossroads   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Cragford   [Map]Iron City   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]De Armanville   [Map]Lineville   [Map]
Bera   [Map]Delta   [Map]Micaville   [Map]
Blue Eye   [Map]Eastaboga   [Map]Munford   [Map]
Blue Mountain   [Map]Elder   [Map]Oxford   [Map]
Bynum   [Map]Fort McClellan   [Map]Saks   [Map]
Chinnabee   [Map]Grant Town   [Map]Talladega   [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 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 Ebenezer 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:

Blount 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    
Cherokee 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    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk 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 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 Ebenezer 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 Ebenezer Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805380   (Name of Record: Ebenezer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.4659421     Lon: -85.8457973   [Map]
Elev: 374         Map Name: Cheaha Mountain

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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: 33.4659, Longitude: -85.8458     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ebenezer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ebenezer 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' distance starting 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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