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Berry Chapel Cemetery
(Marengo County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Berry Chapel Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Berry Chapel Cemetery...

The Berry Chapel Cemetery is located in Marengo County. The county seat for Marengo County is located in Linden.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Berry Chapel Cemetery

Lat:   32.1610°   (32° 9' 39")

Lon:   -87.8495°   (-87° 50' 58")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Berry Chapel 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 Berry Chapel Cemetery.

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

On the map below, all of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Berry Chapel Cemetery  


  Clover Hill Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Rembert Cemetery
  Aimwell Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Octagon Baptist Cemetery
  Nanafalia Cemetery
  James Chapel Cemetery
  Laurel Presbyterian Cemetery
  Campground Cemetery
  Hosea Cemetery
  Community Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Beaver Creek Baptist Cemetery
  Dunning Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Robinson Cemetery
  Mooring Cemetery
  Old Union Cemetery
  Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery
  Paynes Chapel Methodist Cemetery
  Geneva Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  Pearson Cemetery
  Howell Cemetery
  Dixon Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Berry Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Marengo County.

Aimwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaver Creek Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clover Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Geneva Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hoboken Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hosea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
James Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Laurel Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Living Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mooring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Mariah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nanafalia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Octagon Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paradise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paynes Chapel Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pruitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rembert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berry Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Berry Chapel Cemetery.

Anne Manie   [Map]Dixon's Mills   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Ellison   [Map]Pennington   [Map]
Barrons   [Map]Griffins   [Map]Pin Hook   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Providence   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Linden   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Cedahoma   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]Sweet Water   [Map]
Choctaw City   [Map]Morvin   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Crenshaw   [Map]Myrtlewood   [Map]Vineland   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Nanafalia   [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 first visit 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 it should be mentioned that 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 Berry Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marengo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Marengo County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Marengo 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 Berry Chapel 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 Berry Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #113961   (Name of Record: Berry Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marengo
Lat: 32.1609799     Lon: -87.8494552   [Map]
Elev: 58         Map Name: Miller

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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: 32.1610, Longitude: -87.8495     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Berry Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Berry Chapel 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' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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