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Mount Gilead Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Gilead 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery...

The Mt. Gilead 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery

Lat:   33.1287°   (33° 7' 43")

Lon:   -85.6758°   (-85° 40' 32")

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


 

  Mt. Gilead Cemetery  


  New Hope Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Wadley Cemetery
  McDaniel Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Malone Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Mellow Valley Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Fisher Cemetery
  Old Vickers Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Milam Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Daviston Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Darian Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Daviston Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daviston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daviston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mellow Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Lineville   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Daviston   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]Wadley   [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 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 Mt. Gilead 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    
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    
Meriwether 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 Mt. Gilead 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805395   (Name of Record: Mount Gilead Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.1287304     Lon: -85.6757909   [Map]
Elev: 300         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: 33.1287, Longitude: -85.6758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Gilead Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Gilead 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 begins in . 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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