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The location of Dansby Cemetery









A visit to the Dansby Cemetery ...

The location of the Dansby Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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 six sections:

The Location of the Dansby Cemetery ...

The Dansby Cemetery is located in Barbour County.

The county seat for Barbour County is located in Clayton. Clayton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of the Dansby Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Dansby Cemetery

Lat:   31.6835°   (31° 41' 0")

Lon:   -85.6824°   (-85° 40' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Dansby Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dansby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21269<3>

Brundidge City Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Calvary Assembly of God Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dansby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2134455

Carr Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dale County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Dansby Cemetery

Concord Congregational Methodist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dansby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2438266

County Line Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Danner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22421

Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dansby Cemetery

Fleming Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Flowers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Dansby Cemetery

Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Holmes Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Dansby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1179208

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Dansby Cemetery

Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dansby Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Coffee County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Dansby Cemetery

New Hope Congregational Christian Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dansby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2360735

Pea River Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dansby Cemetery

Pea River Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Dansby Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Dansby Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25795

Richland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dansby Cemetery

St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery

St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dansby Cemetery

Sammon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dale County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Sardis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Sykes Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Dansby Cemetery

Universalist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Dale County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dansby Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Dansby Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Dansby Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]     McClure Town   [Map]    
Banks   [Map]     Mossy Grove Village   [Map]    
Blue Springs   [Map]     Needmore   [Map]    
Brundidge   [Map]     Ozark   [Map]    
Centre Ridge   [Map]     Perote   [Map]    
Clayton   [Map]     Phillips Crossroads   [Map]    
Clio   [Map]     Skipperville   [Map]    
Clopton   [Map]     Smuteye   [Map]    
Frisco   [Map]     Tennille   [Map]    
Jack   [Map]     Troy   [Map]    
Louisville   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    
Mabson   [Map]     Wilkinstown   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Ariton   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 
Brundidge   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dansby Cemetery
 
Clio   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dansby Cemetery
 
Louisville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dansby Cemetery
 
Ozark   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dansby Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Dansby Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Barbour County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bullock County:     Cyndi's
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Coosa County:     Cyndi's
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Covington County:     Cyndi's
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Crenshaw County:     Cyndi's
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Dale County:     Cyndi's
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Geneva County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Houston County:     Cyndi's
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
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Macon County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Pike County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Holmes County (FL):     Cyndi's
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Jackson County (FL):     Cyndi's
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Clay County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Stewart County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Barbour County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Barbour 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 Dansby 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 Dansby Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117063   (Name of Record: Dansby Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 31.6834973     Lon: -85.6824422   [Map]
Elev: 126         Map Name: Elamville

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Barbour County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Dansby Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6835, Longitude: -85.6824     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dansby Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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