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Mineral Springs Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mineral Springs 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 Mineral Springs Cemetery...

The Mineral Springs 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 Mineral Springs Cemetery

Lat:   33.3704°   (33° 22' 13")

Lon:   -85.8769°   (-85° 52' 36")

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


 

  Mineral Springs Cemetery  


  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Lackey Cemetery
  Old Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Horse Creek Cemetery
  Springhill Cemetery
  Seay Chapel Cemetery
  Hassell Cemetery
  Mannings Chapel Cemetery
  Olive Branch Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Old Noles Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Ashland City Cemetery
  Burgess Cemetery
  County Memory Gardens
  Clairmont Springs Cemetery
  Poe Bridge Cemetery
  Bellview Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Old Field Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mineral Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ashland City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bellview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burgess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clairmont Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hassell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Horse Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lineville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mannings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Noles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poe Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seay Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mineral Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mineral Springs Cemetery.

Abel   [Map]De Armanville   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]
Abihka   [Map]Delta   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Eastaboga   [Map]Munford   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Elder   [Map]Oxford   [Map]
Bynum   [Map]Grant Town   [Map]Talladega   [Map]
Chinnabee   [Map]Hobson City   [Map]Waldo   [Map]
Cobb Town   [Map]Hollis Crossroads   [Map]Winterboro   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Lineville   [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 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 Mineral Springs 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    
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    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
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 Mineral Springs 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 Mineral Springs Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805393   (Name of Record: Mineral Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.3703892     Lon: -85.8769089   [Map]
Elev: 311         Map Name: Clairmont Springs

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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: 33.3704, Longitude: -85.8769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mineral Springs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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