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Finley Cemetery
(Chambers County, Alabama)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Finley Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Finley Cemetery (FAG ID #22792)

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 Finley Cemetery...

The Finley 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 Finley Cemetery

Lat:   32.8815°   (32° 52' 53")

Lon:   -85.4467°   (-85° 26' 48")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Finley 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.


 

  Finley Cemetery  


  Hill - Thompson Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Lafayette Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Handy Cemetery
  Old Rock Springs Cemetery
  Stamps Cemetery
  Sandy Ridge Cemetery
  Dean - Shirley Cemetery
  Blanton Cemetery
  St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Emory Chapel Cemetery
  Bell Chapel Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Old Harmony Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  New Canaan Cemetery
  Waites Cemetery
   Location verified
  Boyds Cemetery
  Holstum Cemetery
  Sturkie Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Finley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Chambers County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dean - Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emory Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Handy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peace & Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Finley 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spratling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stamps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sturkie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waites Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Finley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Finley Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Eady City   [Map]Opelika   [Map]
Agricola   [Map]Evansville   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Five Points   [Map]Plant City   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Fredonia   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Standing Rock   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Valley   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Daviston   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Waverly   [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 - although 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 Finley 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    
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    
Talbot 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:     The Finley Cemetery (FAG ID #22792)
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 Finley Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Finley Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Finley Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Finley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118285   (Name of Record: Finley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 32.8812377     Lon: -85.4463384   [Map]
Elev: 233         Map Name: Lafayette

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #22792

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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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Finley Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8815, Longitude: -85.4467     [Map].

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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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