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Old Lynch Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Lynch 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 Old Lynch Cemetery...

The Old Lynch 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 Old Lynch Cemetery

Lat:   33.2029°   (33° 12' 10")

Lon:   -86.7111°   (-86° 42' 39")

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


 

  Old Lynch Cemetery  


  Deerhurst Cemetery
  Nelson Cemetery
  Oldham Cemetery
  Garrett Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Blackmon Cemetery
  Mose Davis Cemetery
  Harles Cemetery
  Foster Cemetery
  Nabors Cemetery
  Roach Cemetery
  Verchot Cemetery
  Benten Cemetery
  Jones Bailey Cemetery
  Ozley Cemetery
  Dargin Cemetery
  Rocky Ridge Cemetery
  Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
  Goodson Cemetery
  Leach Cemetery
  Still Memorial Cemetery
  Dover Cemetery
  Black Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Longview Cemetery
  Old Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Old Lynch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Shelby County.

Alabama National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Benten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Columbiana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dargin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Deerhurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
K Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maylene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moores Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moores Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mose Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nabors Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oldham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ozley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pelham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poindexter - Vick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelby Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Siluria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Still Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Verchot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wildwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Lynch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Lynch Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]Indian Springs Village   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]
Brantleyville   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Lake Purdy   [Map]Sawmill Town   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Maylene   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Siluria   [Map]
Greenwood   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Westover   [Map]
Helena   [Map]Montevallo   [Map]Wilsonville   [Map]
Hoover   [Map]Pelham   [Map]Wilton   [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 it should be mentioned 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 Old Lynch 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    
Hale 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    
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    

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 Old Lynch 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 Old Lynch Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146630   (Name of Record: Old Lynch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.2028934     Lon: -86.7110969   [Map]
Elev: 172         Map Name: Bounds Lake

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

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: 33.2029, Longitude: -86.7111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Lynch Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Lynch 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 starting 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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