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Chappell Cemetery
(Chambers County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Chappell 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 Chappell Cemetery...

The Chappell 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 Chappell Cemetery

Lat:   33.0173°   (33° 1' 2")

Lon:   -85.4680°   (-85° 28' 4")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Chappell 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 Chappell 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Chappell Cemetery  


  Concord Cemetery
  Finney Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Sims Cemetery
  Abanda Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Darian Cemetery
  Sharps Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Hill - Thompson Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Milltown Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Tatum Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Old Rock Springs Cemetery
  Mountain Springs Cemetery
  Sandy Ridge Cemetery
  Higgins Family Cemetery
  Blanton Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Bibby Family Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Chappell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abanda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bibby Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emory Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Finley Cemetery (FAG ID #22792)

Finney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Handy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higgins Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandy Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sky View Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tatum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waites Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chappell Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chappell Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Fredonia   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Glenn (GA)   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Rock Mills   [Map]
Daviston   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Standing Rock   [Map]
Evansville   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Five Points   [Map]McCosh Mill   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Chappell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chambers County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun 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    
Lee 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    
Shelby 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    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson 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    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Chappell 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 Chappell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147438   (Name of Record: Chappell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 33.0173451     Lon: -85.4680065   [Map]
Elev: 250         Map Name: Milltown

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Chambers County

About Alabama

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: 33.0173, Longitude: -85.4680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chappell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Chappell 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from . 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.

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