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Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
(Saint Clair County, Alabama)


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

The Harkeys Chapel Cemetery is located in Saint Clair County. The county seat for Saint Clair County is located in Ashville.

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

Lat:   33.6645°   (33° 39' 52")

Lon:   -86.2555°   (-86° 15' 19")

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


 

  Harkeys Chapel Cemetery  


  Bethany Cemetery
  Garden of Memories Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Hall Cemetery
  Box Cemetery
  Bowman Cemetery
  Garden of Memories Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Oak Ridge Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
   Location verified
  Roberts Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Boykin Truitt Cemetery
  Popes Chapel Cemetery
  Seddon Cemetery
  Wester Cemetery
  Robert Chapel Cemetery
  Old Mitchell Cemetery
  Valley Hill Cemetery
  Karr Cemetery
  McCellan Cemetery
  Refuge Cemetery
  Mays Cemetery
  St. Clair Memorial Gardens
  Walkers Family Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Box Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boykin Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden of Memories Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden of Memories Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Karr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCellan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Morning Star Cemetery (FAG ID #2312110)

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Popes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Refuge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robert Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Clair Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seddon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery.

Ashville   [Map]Colony   [Map]Odenville   [Map]
Avondale Village   [Map]Cook's Springs   [Map]Pell City   [Map]
Blue Eye   [Map]Cropwell   [Map]Ragland   [Map]
Boozer   [Map]Fountainrun   [Map]Riverside   [Map]
Branchville   [Map]Glen City   [Map]Saint Clair Springs   [Map]
Bruner   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Turnbough Town   [Map]
Coal City   [Map]Margaret   [Map]Wattsville   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Harkeys Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint Clair County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee 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    
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    
Jefferson 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    
Randolph 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805544   (Name of Record: Harkeys Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Clair
Lat: 33.6645463     Lon: -86.2555328   [Map]
Elev: 160         Map Name: Wattsville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.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: 33.6645, Longitude: -86.2555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Harkeys Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Harkeys 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 'point-to-point' 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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