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Brashers Chapel Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Brashers Chapel Cemetery ...

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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 Brashers Chapel Cemetery...

The Brashers Chapel Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.3916°   (33° 23' 29")

Lon:   -86.6162°   (-86° 36' 58")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Brashers 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Brashers Chapel Cemetery  


  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Kendrix Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Wise Cemetery
  Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bold Springs Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Signal Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Quinn Cemetery
  Overton Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  McDaniel Cemetery
  Quinn Cemetery
  Brasher Cemetery
  K Springs Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Prospect Cemetery
  Bryan Memorial Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Walton Cemetery
  Old Acton Cemetery
  Poindexter - Vick Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Shelby County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bold Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cahaba Heights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
K Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Signal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poindexter - Vick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vandiver Negro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Brashers Chapel Cemetery.

Cahaba Heights   [Map]Indian Springs Village   [Map]Mountain Brook   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Irondale   [Map]Scott City   [Map]
Dunnavant   [Map]Lake Purdy   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Leeds   [Map]Sterrett   [Map]
Gate City   [Map]Lola City   [Map]Vandiver   [Map]
Harpersville   [Map]Marks Village   [Map]Vestavia Hills   [Map]
Homewood   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Hoover   [Map]Mountain Brook Village   [Map]Westover   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Brashers Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #114846   (Name of Record: Brasher Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.3914978     Lon: -86.6160959   [Map]
Elev: 215         Map Name: Vandiver

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Brashers Chapel Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3916, Longitude: -86.6162     [Map].

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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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