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Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
(Blount County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery ...

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

The Gibbs Chapel Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Oneonta.

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

Lat:   34.1218°   (34° 7' 18")

Lon:   -86.4814°   (-86° 28' 53")

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


 

  Gibbs Chapel Cemetery  


  Roswell Creek Cemetery
  Sheppard Cemetery
  Summit Cemetery
  Gunter Cemetery
  Nesmith Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  New Lebanon Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Mountain Grove Cemetery
  Brooksville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Lamb Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Blountsville Cemetery
  Blue Ridge Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Sivley Cemetery
  Graves Cemetery
  Dickson Cemetery
  Hood Cemetery
  Holland Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Alldredge Cemetery
  Painter Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alldredge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwood - Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blountsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Brooksville Cemetery (FAG ID #590261)

Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nixons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Painter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roswell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sheppard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery.

Altoona   [Map]Clarence   [Map]Joppa   [Map]
Arab   [Map]Cleveland   [Map]Nectar   [Map]
Baileyton   [Map]Craig   [Map]Oneonta   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Rosa   [Map]
Big Spring   [Map]Fowler   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Bird   [Map]Gum Springs   [Map]Summit   [Map]
Blountsville   [Map]Holly Pond   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Hoods Crossroads   [Map]Walnut Grove   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Horton   [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 Gibbs Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee 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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone 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    
Saint Clair 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163860   (Name of Record: Gibbs Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 34.1217631     Lon: -86.4813765   [Map]
Elev: 264         Map Name: Clarence

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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: 34.1218, Longitude: -86.4814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gibbs 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' (or point-to-point) 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.

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