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Dean - Shirley Cemetery
(Chambers County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Dean - Shirley 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 Dean - Shirley Cemetery...

The Dean - Shirley 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 Dean - Shirley Cemetery

Lat:   32.8668°   (32° 52' 0")

Lon:   -85.5852°   (-85° 35' 6")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Dean - Shirley 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 Dean - Shirley 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.


 

  Dean - Shirley Cemetery  


  Buttston Cemetery
  St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Punkin Hill Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Blanton Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Slaughters Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Fargason Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Waites Cemetery
   Location verified
  Morgan Cemetery
  Old Harmony Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  New Canaan Cemetery
  Dudleyville Cemetery
  McCord Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens
  Gillam Cemetery
  Smith - Willoughby Cemetery
  Langley Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Buttston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fargason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Finley Cemetery (FAG ID #22792)

Germany Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gillam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Langley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peace & Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Punkin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2579844)

Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Slaughters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith - Willoughby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sturkie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waites Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Dean - Shirley Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Dadeville   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]
Agricola   [Map]Daviston   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Erie   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Five Points   [Map]Opelika   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Fredonia   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Waverly   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]LaFayette   [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 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 Dean - Shirley 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:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton 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    
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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega 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    
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    
Troup 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 Dean - Shirley 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 Dean - Shirley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136032   (Name of Record: Dean-Shirley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 32.8667933     Lon: -85.5852312   [Map]
Elev: 226         Map Name: Camp Hill SE

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: 32.8668, Longitude: -85.5852     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dean - Shirley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dean - Shirley 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . 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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