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Kelly Cemetery
(Coffee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Kelly 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 Kelly Cemetery...

The Kelly Cemetery is located in Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.3718°   (31° 22' 18")

Lon:   -85.9772°   (-85° 58' 37")

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


 

  Kelly Cemetery  


  White Water Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery
  Rocky Head Cemetery
  New Haven Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Hutchson & Russell Family Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  McGee Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Damascus Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Enterprise City Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Mt. Gilled Cemetery
  Holland Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  New Brockton City Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Goodman Cemetery
  Calvary Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Kelly Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Coffee County.

Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Damascus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enterprise City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutchson & Russell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilled Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Brockton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Water Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Kelly Cemetery.

Babbie   [Map]Coffee Springs   [Map]Jack   [Map]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Kinston   [Map]
Bellwood   [Map]County Line   [Map]Level Plains   [Map]
Beulah   [Map]Daleville   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Elba   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Opp   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Fort Rucker   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Holiday Village   [Map]Samson   [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 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 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 Kelly Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135362   (Name of Record: Kelly Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.3718349     Lon: -85.977165   [Map]
Elev: 119         Map Name: Goodman

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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: 31.3718, Longitude: -85.9772     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kelly Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Kelly 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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