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(Chambers County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Caldwell Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, 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 Caldwell Cemetery...

The Caldwell Cemetery is located in Chambers County. The county seat for Chambers County is located in LaFayette.

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

Lat:   32.7571°   (32° 45' 25")

Lon:   -85.3794°   (-85° 22' 45")

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

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


 

  Caldwell Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Caldwell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Bell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Boyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Cusseta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Gold Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Maddox Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Oak Bowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Peace & Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Rosemere Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
St. Luke CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the St. Luke CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2387875)
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Simms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Spratling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Sturkie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Sweet Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Caldwell Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Caldwell Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Caldwell Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]Fredonia   [Map]Plant City   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Slaughters   [Map]
Eady City   [Map]Opelika   [Map]Valley   [Map]
Five Points   [Map]Penton   [Map]Waverly   [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 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 - 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 Caldwell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Chambers County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147436   (Name of Record: Caldwell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 32.7570748     Lon: -85.3793911   [Map]
Elev: 225         Map Name: Moorefield

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

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



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: 32.7571, Longitude: -85.3794     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Caldwell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Caldwell 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning 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.

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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