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Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
(Lee County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Burrell Chapel AME Church 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 five sections:

The Location of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery...

The Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery is located in Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Opelika.

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

Lat:   32.7053°   (32° 42' 19")

Lon:   -85.2130°   (-85° 12' 46")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Burrell Chapel AME Church 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.


 

  Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery  


  Huguley Cemetery
  Hephzibah Cemetery
  Langdale Cemetery
  John Calhoun Tillery Cemetery
  Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Cemetery
  Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pitts Chapel Cemetery
  Cusseta Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  Fairfax Cemetery
  Mechanicsville Cemetery
  Glass Cemetery
  Mountain Springs Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  County Line Baptist Church Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Flint Hill Cemetery
  Sweet Hope Cemetery
  Memory Hill Cemetery
  Lamb Cemetery
  New Hope CME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Beulah Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cusseta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairfax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flint Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2358126)

Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Calhoun Tillery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Langdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mechanicsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mountain Springs Cemetery (FAG ID #24813)

New Hope CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2342133)

Pitts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location has been verified
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Salem   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Opelika   [Map]Smiths   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Pine Lake (GA)   [Map]Valley   [Map]
Eady City   [Map]Pioneer Village (GA)   [Map]West Point (GA)   [Map]
Fortson (GA)   [Map]Plant City   [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 begin with 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 Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers 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    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Upson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . 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 Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7053, Longitude: -85.2130     [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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