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Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery ...

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

The Lawleys Chapel Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.5007°   (33° 30' 2")

Lon:   -86.4450°   (-86° 26' 41")

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


 

  Lawleys Chapel Cemetery  


  Moody Cemetery
   Location verified
  Vandiver Negro Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  Weldon Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Old Sterrett Cemetery
  Stewarts Cemetery
  Macedonia North Cemetery
   Location verified
  Sand Ridge Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Sterrett Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Elliott Cemetery
  Kendrix Cemetery
  Raley Family Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Vincent Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boykin Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Raley Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vandiver Negro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery.

Acmar   [Map]East Trussville   [Map]Pell City   [Map]
Alton   [Map]Fountainrun   [Map]Scott City   [Map]
Avondale Village   [Map]Glen City   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]
Breakstone Village   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Sterrett   [Map]
Cahaba Village   [Map]Leeds   [Map]Trussville   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Logan Martin Dam   [Map]Turnbough Town   [Map]
Cook's Springs   [Map]Lola City   [Map]Vandiver   [Map]
Cropwell   [Map]Margaret   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Dunnavant   [Map]Moody   [Map]Westover   [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 - 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 Lawleys Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun 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    
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    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair 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    
Tuscaloosa 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 Shelby County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Shelby 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 Lawleys 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 Lawleys Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146490   (Name of Record: Lawleys Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.5006609     Lon: -86.4449815   [Map]
Elev: 141         Map Name: Cooks Springs

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.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: 33.5007, Longitude: -86.4450     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lawleys Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lawleys 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 begins 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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