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Christopher Chapel Cemetery
(Choctaw County, Alabama)


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

The Christopher Chapel Cemetery is located in Choctaw County. The county seat for Choctaw County is located in Butler.

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

Lat:   32.2407°   (32° 14' 26")

Lon:   -88.1889°   (-88° 11' 20")

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


 

  Christopher Chapel Cemetery  


  Friendship Cemetery
  Episcopal Cemetery
  Cokes Chapel Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Campbell Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Black Bluff Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Resthaven Memorial Gardens
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Shearon Cemetery
  Red House Cemetery
  Ward Chapel Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Fairfield Cemetery
  Canathan Cemetery
  Eureka Cemetery
  Butler City Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Millwood Cemetery
  Spencer Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canathan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cokes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eureka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Resthaven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shearon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Christopher Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ward Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Christopher 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 Christopher Chapel Cemetery.

Arrington   [Map]Cromwell   [Map]Nanafalia   [Map]
Barrons   [Map]Cuba   [Map]Needham   [Map]
Beckleys   [Map]Griffins   [Map]Pelham   [Map]
Bellamy   [Map]Half Acre   [Map]Pennington   [Map]
Blue Lock   [Map]Intercourse   [Map]Putnam   [Map]
Butler   [Map]Jachin   [Map]Ward   [Map]
Cedahoma   [Map]Lisman   [Map]Whynot (MS)   [Map]
Choctaw City   [Map]Myrtlewood   [Map]York   [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 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 Christopher Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Choctaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas 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    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jasper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Newton County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #139982   (Name of Record: Christopher Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Choctaw
Lat: 32.2406981     Lon: -88.188912   [Map]
Elev: 37         Map Name: Jachin

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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: 32.2407, Longitude: -88.1889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Christopher Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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