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Pelham Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Pelham Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Pelham 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 Pelham Cemetery...

The Pelham 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 Pelham Cemetery

Lat:   33.2971°   (33° 17' 49")

Lon:   -86.8136°   (-86° 48' 48")

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


 

  Pelham Cemetery  


  Croft Acton Cemetery
   Location verified
  David Lindsay Cemetery
  Bryan Memorial Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Siluria Cemetery
  Old Acton Cemetery
  Roach Cemetery
  Jefferson Garden of Memories
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Benten Cemetery
  Southern Heritage Cemetery
   Location verified
  Ozley Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Still Memorial Cemetery
  Acton Cemetery
  Goodson Cemetery
  Cumberland Cemetery
  Black Cemetery
  Deerhurst Cemetery
  Longview Cemetery
  Ray Cemetery
  Nelson Cemetery
  Oldham Cemetery
  Garrett Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pelham Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Benten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Croft Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location has been verified
Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
David Lindsay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Deerhurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Jefferson Garden of Memories   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maylene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nearest Grave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Lynch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oldham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ozley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sadlers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #26231)

Siluria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Southern Heritage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Still Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pelham Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pelham Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]Hoover   [Map]Montevallo   [Map]
Bessemer   [Map]Indian Springs Village   [Map]New Village   [Map]
Brantleyville   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Brighton   [Map]Lake Purdy   [Map]Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]
Cahaba Heights   [Map]Lipscomb   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Mason City   [Map]Sawmill Town   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Maylene   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Greenwood   [Map]McCalla   [Map]Siluria   [Map]
Helena   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Vestavia Hills   [Map]
Homewood   [Map]Midfield   [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 turn to 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 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 Pelham 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    
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    
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 Pelham 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 Pelham Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124574   (Name of Record: Pelham Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.2970571     Lon: -86.8135998   [Map]
Elev: 138         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: 33.2971, Longitude: -86.8136     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pelham Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pelham 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 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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