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(Clay County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mt. Gilead Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Gilead 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 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery...

The Mt. Gilead 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery

Lat:   33.1287°   (33° 7' 43")

Lon:   -85.6758°   (-85° 40' 32")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mt. Gilead 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

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


 

  Mt. Gilead Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Alexander City   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Ashland   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Camp Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Dadeville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Goodwater   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
LaFayette   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Lineville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Wedowee   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Darian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Daviston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Daviston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Leander Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Leander Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2566835)
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Mellow Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Old Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 
Wadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Lineville   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Daviston   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]Wadley   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Mt. Gilead 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    
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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon 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    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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 Mt. Gilead 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 Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805395   (Name of Record: Mount Gilead Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.1287304     Lon: -85.6757909   [Map]
Elev: 300         Map Name: Mellow Valley

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in 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: 33.1287, Longitude: -85.6758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Gilead Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Gilead 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 starting in . 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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<4>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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