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Providence Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Providence 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 Providence Cemetery...

The Providence 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 Providence Cemetery

Lat:   33.4079°   (33° 24' 28")

Lon:   -85.7444°   (-85° 44' 39")

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


 

  Providence Cemetery  


  Ragan Chapel Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Barfield Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Bellview Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  McCollum Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Old Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  Delta Cemetery
  Old Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Mannings Chapel Cemetery
  Hassell Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Olive Branch Cemetery
  Black Chapel Cemetery
  Lineville City Cemetery
  Mineral Springs Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Campbell Springs Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Providence Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bellview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Delta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dinglers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hassell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lineville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mannings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCollum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Macedonia Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragan Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Providence Cemetery.

Abel   [Map]Cragford   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]
Anniston   [Map]De Armanville   [Map]Micaville   [Map]
Arbacoochee   [Map]Delta   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Elder   [Map]Morrison Crossroad   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Grant Town   [Map]Munford   [Map]
Bynum   [Map]Hobson City   [Map]Newell   [Map]
Chinnabee   [Map]Hollis Crossroads   [Map]Oxford   [Map]
Choccolocco   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Waldo   [Map]
Cobb Town   [Map]Lineville   [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 like to 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 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 Providence 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    
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    
Coweta 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 Providence 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 Providence Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805408   (Name of Record: Providence Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.4078891     Lon: -85.7444052   [Map]
Elev: 347         Map Name: Delta

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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: 33.4079, Longitude: -85.7444     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Providence Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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