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Kelly Cemetery
(Wilcox 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 Wilcox County. The county seat for Wilcox County is located in Camden.

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

Lat:   31.9601°   (31° 57' 36")

Lon:   -87.5864°   (-87° 35' 11")

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  


  Goshen Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Canaan Cemetery
  Shields Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Finley Crossing Cemetery
  Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
  Shamburger Cemetery
  DeVan Cemetery
  Independence Cemetery
  Arbor Cemetery
  Mt. Andrew Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Danzy Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Lane Cemetery
  Tutt Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Enon Cemetery
  St. Johns Cemetery
  Enon Cemetery
  Tait Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Airmount Cemetery
  Lower Peach Tree Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Kelly Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Airmount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danzy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeVan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finley Crossing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Independence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Andrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shamburger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tait Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tutt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kelly Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Kelly Cemetery.

Anne Manie   [Map]Dixon's Mills   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Ellison   [Map]Pine Hill   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Fulton   [Map]Sweet Water   [Map]
Catherine   [Map]Kimbrough   [Map]Thomasville   [Map]
Coy   [Map]Lower Peach Tree   [Map]Vineland   [Map]
Dickinson   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]Vredenburgh   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Kelly Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wilcox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Wilcox County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Wilcox 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 #121116   (Name of Record: Kelly Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wilcox
Lat: 31.9601502     Lon: -87.5863889   [Map]
Elev: 40         Map Name: Pine Hill

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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: 31.9601, Longitude: -87.5864     [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 starting in . 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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