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Miller Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Miller 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 Miller Cemetery...

The Miller Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.3362°   (33° 20' 10")

Lon:   -86.7769°   (-86° 46' 36")

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


 

  Miller Cemetery  


  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Pelham Cemetery
  McDaniel Cemetery
  Cumberland Cemetery
  Croft Acton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Deerhurst Cemetery
  Bryan Memorial Cemetery
  Ray Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Oldham Cemetery
  Old Acton Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  David Lindsay Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Jefferson Garden of Memories
  Siluria Cemetery
  Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Roach Cemetery
  K Springs Cemetery
  Benten Cemetery
  Acton Cemetery
  Black Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Longview Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Miller Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Benten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Croft Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location has been verified
Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
David Lindsay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Deerhurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Jefferson Garden of Memories   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
K Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oldham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ozley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pelham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Siluria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Miller Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson 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 Miller Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]Hoover   [Map]Mountain Brook Village   [Map]
Bessemer   [Map]Indian Springs Village   [Map]Mountain Brook   [Map]
Brantleyville   [Map]Inverness   [Map]New Village   [Map]
Cahaba Heights   [Map]Lake Purdy   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Lipscomb   [Map]Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Mason City   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Greenwood   [Map]Maylene   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Helena   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]
Homewood   [Map]Midfield   [Map]Siluria   [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 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 Miller Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149344   (Name of Record: Miller Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.3362223     Lon: -86.7769325   [Map]
Elev: 140         Map Name: Helena

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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: 33.3362, Longitude: -86.7769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Miller Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Miller 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 that stretches 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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