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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 misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven 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.


 

  Gibbs Chapel Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Blount County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery.

Arab   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Blountsville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Oneonta   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles 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
 
Blackwood - Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Blountsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Brooksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> 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
 
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Ebell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Gunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Mountain Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Nesmith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
New Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Nixons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Painter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Roswell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Sheppard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Summit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Gibbs Chapel Cemetery.

Altoona   [Map]Clarence   [Map]Horton   [Map]
Arab   [Map]Cleveland   [Map]Joppa   [Map]
Baileyton   [Map]Craig   [Map]Nectar   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Oneonta   [Map]
Big Spring   [Map]Fowler   [Map]Rosa   [Map]
Bird   [Map]Fridays Crossing   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Blountsville   [Map]Gum Springs   [Map]Summit   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Holly Pond   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Hoods Crossroads   [Map]Walnut Grove   [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 first turn to 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     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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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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' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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