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Chaney Chapel Cemetery
(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Chaney Chapel 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 Chaney Chapel Cemetery...

The Chaney Chapel Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.6234°   (34° 37' 24")

Lon:   -85.9341°   (-85° 56' 2")

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


 

  Chaney Chapel Cemetery  


  Hansbrough Cemetery
  Tipton Cemetery
  Norwood Cemetery
  Chisenhall Cemetery
  Pinehaven Memorial Gardens
  Green Cemetery
  Bellefonte Cemetery
  Pleasant View Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shipp Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Chaney Cemetery
  Hudgins Cemetery
  Dean Chapel Cemetery
  Gant Cemetery
  Pierce Cemetery
  Henry Cemetery
  Samples Cemetery
  McAnelly Cemetery
  Chisenhall Cemetery
  Sarratt Cemetery
  Bluff Cemetery
  Clark Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Burgess Cemetery
  Old Sardis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bellefonte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burgess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chisenhall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chisenhall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hansbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudgins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McAnelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Norwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pierce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinehaven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant View Cemetery (FAG ID #2156085)

Samples Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sarratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shipp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tipton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woods Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chaney Chapel Cemetery.

Berrys   [Map]Ferncliff   [Map]Pisgah   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Fyffe   [Map]Powell   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Gray   [Map]Rainsville   [Map]
Dodsonville   [Map]Grove Oak   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Dry Cove   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Scottsboro   [Map]
Dutton   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Section   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Langston   [Map]Shiloh   [Map]
Fairfield   [Map]Pine Ridge   [Map]Sylvania   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Chaney Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115945   (Name of Record: Chaney Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.6234182     Lon: -85.934143   [Map]
Elev: 415         Map Name: Dutton

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.6234, Longitude: -85.9341     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chaney Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Chaney Chapel 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 'straight-line' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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