Wear Cemetery

Wear Cemetery (HMGOD)

Location: Pinson, AL 35126 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 42.54', W 86° 35.136'

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Established about 1850, Wear Cemetery is located off Old Springville Road to the northeast at Countryside Circle. In the 1800's the Wear family was among the first settlers of the community later known as Clay. Twenty-three remaining graves were identified and documented in 2008. The earliest known burial is that of Samuel Wear (1766-1852), an American Revolutionary War soldier who fought the British in the Battle of King's Mountain at 14 years of age. Other military veterans buried here include Jacob B. Wear, War of 1812; John Merriken, Florida Indian Wars; and Andrew B. Wear and David H. Wear, Civil War. The last known burial is that of Sallie A. Wear. (1834-1927).
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HM NumberHMGOD
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByAlabama Historical Commission / Clay Historical Society and Birmingham Territory Chapter, NSDAR
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 538399 N 3729968
Decimal Degrees33.70900000, -86.58560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 42.54', W 86° 35.136'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 42' 32.40" N, 86° 35' 8.16" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7022-7098 Co Rd 30, Pinson AL 35126, US
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