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(DeKalb County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Howards Chapel Cemetery ...

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

The Howards Chapel Cemetery is located in DeKalb County. The county seat for DeKalb County is located in Fort Payne.

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

Lat:   34.5053°   (34° 30' 19")

Lon:   -85.6161°   (-85° 36' 57")

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


 

  Howards Chapel Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Fort Payne   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Fyffe   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Rainsville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Summerville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 
Valley Head   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Howards Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Ami Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Bean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Cordell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Davenport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Ellison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Head Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Henderson - Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Holly Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Husky Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Lankford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 
Little River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Menlo Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County (GA)
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Mosely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Mt. Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Cherokee County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
Valley Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery
 
White Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Howards Chapel Cemetery

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 Howards Chapel Cemetery.

Alpine   [Map]Fort Payne   [Map]Mentone   [Map]
Berry Springs   [Map]Fyffe   [Map]Pine Ridge   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Powell   [Map]
Broomtown   [Map]Hammondville   [Map]Rainsville   [Map]
Cedar Springs   [Map]Henagar   [Map]Shiloh   [Map]
Cloudland (GA)   [Map]Ider   [Map]Summerville (GA)   [Map]
Cordell   [Map]Lickskillet   [Map]Sylvania   [Map]
Dog Town   [Map]Lyerly (GA)   [Map]Valley Head   [Map]
Douglas   [Map]Menlo (GA)   [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 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 Howards Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to DeKalb County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne 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    
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    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Catoosa County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2126015   (Name of Record: Howards Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: DeKalb
Lat: 34.5052778     Lon: -85.6161111   [Map]
Elev: 459         Map Name: Valley Head

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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: 34.5053, Longitude: -85.6161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Howards Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Howards 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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