Old Sterrett Cemetery

Old Sterrett Cemetery (HM14E4)

Location: Sterrett, AL 35147 Shelby County
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N 33° 26.505', W 86° 28.688'

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"Cedars of Beulah Land Burial Ground"
Pumpkin Swamp Road —→ .3 mile

This cemetery was established around 1841. The oldest marked grave is for Polly Webster (1822-May 3, 1841), daughter of Beulah Land founder Henley Webster, born February 5, 1805 in Anderson County, SC and died February 20, 1884. This hallowed ground and the surrounding 40 acres was acquired by Henley Webster on December 20, 1824. Legislative action dated May 28, 1828 established a postal road from Ashville through Beulah Land and Harpersville to Montevallo. Other pioneer settlers of Beulah Land included James Kuykendall Byers; Joel Falkner, Sr.; William Gulledge Falkner; John H. Goodwin; Stephen M. Hollis; John Adams Kincaid; Henry Clay Rudd; Hiram Stracener; John H. Vick; and James Washington White.

Listed in the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register
HM NumberHM14E4
Year Placed2010
Placed ByBeulah Baptist Church and Friends & Descendants of These Early Settlers of Beulah Land
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:20am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 548506 N 3700382
Decimal Degrees33.44175000, -86.47813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 26.505', W 86° 28.688'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 26' 30.30" N, 86° 28' 41.28" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-394 Co Rd 469, Sterrett AL 35147, US
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