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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.


 

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

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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 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     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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