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Emory Chapel Cemetery
(Chambers County, Alabama)


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

The Emory Chapel 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 Emory Chapel Cemetery

Lat:   32.9265°   (32° 55' 35")

Lon:   -85.3438°   (-85° 20' 37")

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


 

  Emory Chapel Cemetery  


  Higgins Family Cemetery
  Holstun Cemetery
  Finney Cemetery
  Lafayette Cemetery
  Sharps Cemetery
  Handy Cemetery
  Swint - Hammack Cemetery
  Stamps Cemetery
  Hill - Thompson Cemetery
  Finley Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Hope Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Rock Springs Cemetery
  Bell Chapel Cemetery
  Sandy Ridge Cemetery
  Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
  Sharon Cemetery
  Greenwood Church Cemetery
  Holstum Cemetery
  Greenwood Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Boyds Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Emory Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Chambers County.

Bell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Finley Cemetery (FAG ID #22792)

Finney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Handy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higgins Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2579844)

Sandy Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stamps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swint - Hammack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Emory Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Emory Chapel Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Rock Mills   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Standing Rock   [Map]
Eady City   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Valley   [Map]
Evansville   [Map]McCosh Mill   [Map]West Lake Village (GA)   [Map]
Five Points   [Map]Penton   [Map]West Point (GA)   [Map]
Fredonia   [Map]Plant City   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Emory Chapel 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    
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    
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    
Pike 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 Emory 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 Emory Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163375   (Name of Record: Emory Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 32.9265146     Lon: -85.3438355   [Map]
Elev: 216         Map Name: Fredonia

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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: 32.9265, Longitude: -85.3438     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Emory Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Emory 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 that starts in . 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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