Clay Methodist Cemetery

Clay Methodist Cemetery (HM27FT)

Location: Pinson, AL 35126 Jefferson County
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N 33° 42.169', W 86° 36.094'

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Local Methodist connections for Clay Methodist Church were Cedar Mountain Church and Shiloh Methodist Church. Samuel, a Revolutionary War soldier, was a notable member of these early churches. Many of his descendants are buried here. James Self traded the Shiloh Church building for property to construct a new frame building and cemetery in 1881.The first cemetery plot was opened the same year. Decorated with different symbols and style all graves face a traditional east-west direction. Clay Methodist Church was built in 1924, and the church has served the community for many years. A fieldstone sign remains in front of the cemetery. Today another sanctuary is used for services. The cemetery is still active.

Listed in the Alabama Historic Cemetery Registry March 29, 2017
Marker erected by Clay Historical Society and Clay United Methodist Church
HM NumberHM27FT
Year Placed2018
Placed ByClay Historical Society and Clay United Methodist Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 536922 N 3729276
Decimal Degrees33.70281667, -86.60156667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 42.169', W 86° 36.094'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 42' 10.14" N, 86° 36' 5.6400000000001" W
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Area Code(s)205
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6550 Co Rd 153, Pinson AL 35126, US
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