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Cusseta Cemetery
(Chambers County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Cusseta 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 Cusseta Cemetery...

The Cusseta 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 Cusseta Cemetery

Lat:   32.7871°   (32° 47' 13")

Lon:   -85.3027°   (-85° 18' 9")

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


 

  Cusseta Cemetery  


  Stamps Cemetery
  Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Providence Cemetery
  Fairfax Cemetery
  Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
  Glass Cemetery
  Bell Chapel Cemetery
  Caldwell Cemetery
  Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
  Robertson Cemetery
  Greenwood Church Cemetery
  Simms Cemetery
  Greenwood Cemetery
  Sweet Hope Cemetery
  Shawmut Cemetery
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Boyds Cemetery
  Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Huguley Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Langdale Cemetery
  Hephzibah Cemetery
  Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cusseta Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location has been verified
Boyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location has been verified
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eastview Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Emory Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairfax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forty Tyler Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2358126)

Handy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huguley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Calhoun Tillery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Langdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Bowery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinewood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pitts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Luke CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Luke CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2387875)

Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shawmut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spratling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stamps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sturkie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cusseta Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cusseta Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Plant City   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Opelika   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Eady City   [Map]Penton   [Map]Valley   [Map]
Five Points   [Map]Pine Lake (GA)   [Map]Waverly   [Map]
Fredonia   [Map]Pioneer Village (GA)   [Map]West Lake Village (GA)   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Cusseta 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:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay 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    
Montgomery 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta 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    
Pike County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart 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    
Upson 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 Cusseta 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 Cusseta Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136029   (Name of Record: Cusseta Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 32.7870743     Lon: -85.3027223   [Map]
Elev: 221         Map Name: Cusseta

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: 32.7871, Longitude: -85.3027     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cusseta Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cusseta 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 stretches from . 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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