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Near Clay in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mount Calvary Cemetery

Clay, Alabama

— formerly Ayers, Alabama —

 
 
Mount Calvary Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, November 28, 2009
1. Mount Calvary Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  The oldest marked grave is that of Nancy Paerson, daughter of William S. Turner who was born September 23, 1813 and died September 19, 1830. Jesse Taylor deeded land for this church and graveyard on February 15, 1856.

Listed in the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register.
 
Erected 2006 by Alabama Historical Commission / Mount Calvary Presbyterian Church.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1808.
 
Location. 33° 44.1′ N, 86° 33.972′ W. Marker is near Clay, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Cedar Mountain Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9392 Cedar Mountain Road, Pinson AL 35126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cahaba Heart River of Alabama (approx. 1˝ miles away); Wear Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Clay Methodist Cemetery
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(approx. 3 miles away); The Clay Community (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pioneer Massey Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Town of Margaret (approx. 6.3 miles away); First Baptist Church Of Springville (approx. 6.4 miles away); Pinson, Alabama (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clay.
 
Mount Calvary Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr
2. Mount Calvary Cemetery Marker
Nancy Parson's Gravestone (1813-1830) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr
3. Nancy Parson's Gravestone (1813-1830)
Older Grave Sites At Mount Calvary Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr
4. Older Grave Sites At Mount Calvary Cemetery
Mount Calvary Presbyterian Church Built in 1927, Founded 1806 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr
5. Mount Calvary Presbyterian Church Built in 1927, Founded 1806
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,129 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 5, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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