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(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Hesters Chapel Cemetery ...

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

The Hesters Chapel Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.9826°   (34° 58' 57")

Lon:   -87.1492°   (-87° 8' 57")

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


 

  Hesters Chapel Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Pulaski   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Booth Chapel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Brown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Case Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Cunningham Cemetery (FAG ID #22392)
 
Dobbins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Elledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Gaston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Gooch Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Hightower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Kedron Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Legg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
McCravy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Minor Hill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Noblit Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Oak Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Oxford Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Powell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Shoal Bluff Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Shores Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Stella Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Stevens Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County (TN)
 
Tedd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 
White Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hesters Chapel Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Corum   [Map]Green Field (TN)   [Map]
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Lexington   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Loretto (TN)   [Map]
Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]
Belew   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Pulaski (TN)   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Estep   [Map]Slabtown   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Fall River (TN)   [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 like to start 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 - 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 Hesters Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163676   (Name of Record: Hesters Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.9825836     Lon: -87.1491801   [Map]
Elev: 245         Map Name: Union Hill

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.9826, Longitude: -87.1492     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hesters Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hesters 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 starting in . A straight line distance ignores things 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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