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Childers Chapel Cemetery
(Dallas County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Childers Chapel Cemetery ...

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

The Childers Chapel Cemetery is located in Dallas County. The county seat for Dallas County is located in Selma.

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

Lat:   32.4882°   (32° 29' 17")

Lon:   -87.0517°   (-87° 3' 6")

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


 

  Childers Chapel Cemetery  


  Shiloh Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Martin Cemetery
  Lincoln Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Fairlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery
  Barnes Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Pea Ridge Cemetery
  Live Oak Cemetery
   Location verified
  Home Aid Cemetery
  Elmwood Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Kelso Cemetery
  Valley Creek Cemetery
  New Live Oak Cemetery
  Pineview Memorial Cemetery
  Jerusalem Cemetery
  Pernell Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Craig Cemetery
  Kings Bend Cemetery
  Witt Cemetery
  Parnell Cemetery
  Tyrus Cemetery
  Henry Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Childers Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Home Aid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelso Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lincoln Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Live Oak Cemetery (FAG ID #24056)

Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pea Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pernell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pineview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prosperity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Luke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sugar Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Suttle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tyrus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Welch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Childers Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Childers Chapel Cemetery.

Autaugaville   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Selma   [Map]
Benton   [Map]Marion   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Billingsley   [Map]Old Town   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Orrville   [Map]Sunset Mill Village   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]Tyler   [Map]
Jones   [Map]Safford   [Map]Valley Grande   [Map]
Maplesville   [Map]Sardis   [Map]White Hall   [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 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 - 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 Childers Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dallas 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    
Butler 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    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa 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 Dallas County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Dallas 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 Childers 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 Childers Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116042   (Name of Record: Childers Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dallas
Lat: 32.4881904     Lon: -87.051658   [Map]
Elev: 76         Map Name: Selma

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.4882, Longitude: -87.0517     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Childers Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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