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Chesser Cemetery
(Montgomery County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Chesser 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 Chesser Cemetery...

The Chesser Cemetery is located in Montgomery County. The county seat for Montgomery County is located in Montgomery.

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

Lat:   32.1038°   (32° 6' 13")

Lon:   -86.1947°   (-86° 11' 40")

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


 

  Chesser Cemetery  


  Howell Cemetery
  Jackson Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Orme Cemetery
  Woodland Hills Cemetery
  Possum Trot Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Bell Cemetery
  Sankey Cemetery
  Urquhart Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Frazer - McLeod Cemetery
  Sharp Cemetery
  Hills Chapel Cemetery
  Ball Cemetery
  Sentell Cemetery
  Underwood Cemetery
  Fair Prospect Cemetery
  New Center Cemetery
  Fannin Cemetery
  Kennedy Cemetery
  Philadelphia Cemetery
  Ganey Cemetery
  Garner Cemetery
  Sprague Cemetery
  Carter Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Chesser Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fair Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fannin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frazer - McLeod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ganey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hills Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orme Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Possum Trot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sankey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sentell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sprague Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Urquhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chesser Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Chesser Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Pike Road   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Kent   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Lapine   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]Letohatchee   [Map]Ramer   [Map]
Gibbs Village   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Grady   [Map]Mount Meigs   [Map]Young Forte Village   [Map]
Highland Home   [Map]Orion   [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 turn to 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 Chesser Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Montgomery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike 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    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116012   (Name of Record: Chesser Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Montgomery
Lat: 32.1037577     Lon: -86.1946851   [Map]
Elev: 123         Map Name: Ramer

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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: 32.1038, Longitude: -86.1947     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chesser Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Chesser 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 begins 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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