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Davis Chapel Cemetery
(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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

The Davis Chapel Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.0312°   (34° 1' 52")

Lon:   -85.7083°   (-85° 42' 29")

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


 

  Davis Chapel Cemetery  


  Pratt Cemetery
  Weaver Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Sewell Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Garrett Cemetery
  Mountain Springs Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Cherokee Memory Gardens
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Parker Grove Cemetery
  Taylors Chapel Cemetery
  Moshat Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Smith Chapel Cemetery
  Youngs Chapel Cemetery
  Morrison Cemetery
  Farmer Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Goshen Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Littlejohn Cemetery
  Mt. Tabor Cemetery
  Highland Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Davis Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Centre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherokee Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Littlejohn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moshat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Neal Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylors Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Youngs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Davis Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - 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 Davis Chapel Cemetery.

Adelia   [Map]Collins   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [Map]
Ballplay   [Map]Coloma   [Map]Leesburg   [Map]
Banner   [Map]Dailey   [Map]Merrellton   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Germania Springs   [Map]Piedmont   [Map]
Coato Bend   [Map]Glencoe   [Map]Spring Garden   [Map]
Coat's Bend   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Turkey Town   [Map]
Cobb City   [Map]Hokes Bluff   [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 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 - 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 Davis Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136878   (Name of Record: Davis Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.0312105     Lon: -85.7082979   [Map]
Elev: 190         Map Name: Weisner Mountain

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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: 34.0312, Longitude: -85.7083     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Davis Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Davis 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 starting in . 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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