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Mellow Valley Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mellow Valley 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 Mellow Valley Cemetery...

The Mellow Valley 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 Mellow Valley Cemetery

Lat:   33.1854°   (33° 11' 7")

Lon:   -85.7441°   (-85° 44' 38")

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


 

  Mellow Valley Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  McDaniel Cemetery
  County Memory Gardens
  Sardis Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Cragford Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Jehovah Cemetery
  Mt. Ararat Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Lystra Cemetery
  Patterson Cemetery
  Old Providence Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Old Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Big Springs Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mellow Valley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashland City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cragford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jehovah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lineville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lystra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweetwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mellow Valley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mellow Valley Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Delta   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Goldville   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Lineville   [Map]Wedowee   [Map]
Daviston   [Map]Mellow Valley   [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 - 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 Mellow Valley 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:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton 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    
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    
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    
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 Mellow Valley 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 Mellow Valley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730272   (Name of Record: Mellow Valley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.1853953     Lon: -85.7441265   [Map]
Elev: 282         Map Name: Mellow Valley

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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: 33.1854, Longitude: -85.7441     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mellow Valley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mellow Valley 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 from . 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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