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Chancellor Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Chancellor 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 Chancellor Cemetery...

The Chancellor 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 Chancellor Cemetery

Lat:   33.2962°   (33° 17' 46")

Lon:   -86.3991°   (-86° 23' 56")

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


 

  Chancellor Cemetery  


  Glover Cemetery
  Old Reynolds Cemetery
  Elliott Cemetery
  Nicholls Cemetery
  Raley Family Cemetery
  Kirkland Cemetery
  Vincent Cemetery
  Wallace Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Williamson Cemetery
  Holley Cemetery
  Vincent Cemetery
  Bradford Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Caldwell Cemetery
  Masters Cemetery
  Rhoden Cemetery
  Arkwright Cemetery
  Childersburg City Cemetery
  Baker Grove Cemetery
  Green Hill Cemetery
  Kidd Cemetery
  Whitfield Cemetery
  Garden of Memories Cemetery
  Wilsonville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Kahatchee Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Chancellor Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arkwright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Childersburg City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fourmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden of Memories Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heaslet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kahatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kidd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Masters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nicholls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Raley Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhoden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wallace Cemetery (FAG ID #26916)

Whitfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilsonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chancellor Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wilsonville Cemetery (FAG ID #27156)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chancellor Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Fountainrun   [Map]Sterrett   [Map]
Alpine   [Map]Gantts Quarry   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Logan Martin Dam   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Vandiver   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Westover   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]Wilsonville   [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 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 Chancellor 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    
Chambers 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    
Cleburne 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    
Etowah 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    
Randolph 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 Chancellor 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 Chancellor Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146389   (Name of Record: Chancellor Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.2962234     Lon: -86.3991454   [Map]
Elev: 147         Map Name: Harpersville

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About Shelby County

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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>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: 33.2962, Longitude: -86.3991     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chancellor Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Chancellor 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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