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Smelley Cemetery
(Talladega County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Smelley Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Smelley 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 ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Smelley Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Smelley Cemetery (FAG ID #2495949)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Smelley Cemetery...

The Smelley Cemetery is located in Talladega County. The county seat for Talladega County is located in Talladega.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Smelley Cemetery

Lat:   33.2991°   (33° 17' 56")

Lon:   -86.1127°   (-86° 6' 45")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Smelley Cemetery has been estimated.<3>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Smelley Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Smelley Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Smelley Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Talladega County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Smelley Cemetery.

Ashland   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Childersburg   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Goodwater   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Mignon   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Sylacauga   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Talladega   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Smelley Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Smelley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armbrester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Burgess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Germany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Germany Cemetery (FAG ID #22989)
 
Harvell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Hatchett Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Horns Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Kingston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Mardisville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Marvin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Midway Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Moberley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery (FAG ID #25398)
 
Poe Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Rozelle & Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Stockdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Thornhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Smelley Cemetery
 
Winterboro Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smelley Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Smelley Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Goodwater   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Alpine   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Logan Martin Dam   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Talladega   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Millerville   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Fountainrun   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]Waldo   [Map]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]Munford   [Map]Windsong Island   [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 - you should note 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 Smelley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Talladega County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay 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      
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Talladega County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     The Smelley Cemetery (FAG ID #2495949)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Talladega 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 Smelley Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Smelley Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Smelley Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Smelley Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2495949

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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: 33.2991, Longitude: -86.1127     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Smelley Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Smelley Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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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