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Pleasant Grove Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery...

The Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery

Lat:   33.3201°   (33° 19' 12")

Lon:   -85.7036°   (-85° 42' 12")

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


 

  Pleasant Grove Cemetery  


  Providence Cemetery
  Hassell Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Olive Branch Cemetery
  Mannings Chapel Cemetery
  Lineville City Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Black Chapel Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  County Memory Gardens
  Barfield Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Sweetwater Cemetery
  Bellview Cemetery
  Cragford Cemetery
  McCollum Cemetery
  Jehovah Cemetery
  Old Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  Old Providence Cemetery
  Dinglers Chapel Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ashland City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Barfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Bellview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Black Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
County Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Cragford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Delta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Dinglers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hassell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Jehovah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lineville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lystra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mannings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
McCollum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Sweetwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Delta   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Abel   [Map]Elder   [Map]Morrison Crossroad   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hollis Crossroads   [Map]Newell   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Lineville   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]Waldo   [Map]
Daviston   [Map]Micaville   [Map]Wedowee   [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 either 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Clay County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730273   (Name of Record: Pleasant Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.320114     Lon: -85.7035704   [Map]
Elev: 337         Map Name: Lineville East

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for 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: 33.3201, Longitude: -85.7036     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pleasant Grove 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 stretches 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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