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Lees Chapel Cemetery
(Geneva County, Alabama)


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

The Lees Chapel Cemetery is located in Geneva County. The county seat for Geneva County is located in Geneva.

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

Lat:   31.0105°   (31° 0' 37")

Lon:   -85.6327°   (-85° 37' 57")

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


 

  Lees Chapel Cemetery  


  Whaley Cemetery (AL)
  Spring Creek Cemetery (AL)
  Macedonia Cemetery (AL)
  Adoniram Cemetery (AL)
  Oak Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Spike Cemetery (AL)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Home Cemetery (AL)
  Purvis Cemetery (AL)
  Black Cemetery (AL)
  Shiloh Cemetery (AL)
  Pate Cemetery (FL)
  Wright Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Whitewater Cemetery (FL)
  Hartford City Cemetery (AL)
  Selma Cemetery (FL)
  Christian Home Cemetery (AL)
  Marvin Chapel Cemetery (FL)
   Location verified
  Hurricane Cemetery (AL)
  Hinson Cemetery (FL)
  Martin Cemetery (AL)
  Double Springs Cemetery (FL)
  Pondtown Cemetery (AL)
  Damascus Cemetery (FL)
  Smith Cemetery (AL)
  East Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery (FL)
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Lees Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adoniram Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Christian Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Damascus Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Double Springs Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
East Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the East Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery (FAG ID #2245362)

Hartford City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hinson Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurricane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Chapel Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Location has been verified
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pate Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pondtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Purvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Selma Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Houston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spike Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whaley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitewater Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lees Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Lees Chapel Cemetery.

Bellwood   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Madrid   [Map]
Black   [Map]Cottonwood   [Map]Malvern   [Map]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Merritts Crossroads   [Map]
Campbellton (FL)   [Map]Esto (FL)   [Map]Noma (FL)   [Map]
Caryville (FL)   [Map]Eunola   [Map]Parish   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Geneva   [Map]Parker Village   [Map]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]Graceville (FL)   [Map]Rehobeth   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Hartford   [Map]Slocomb   [Map]
Coffee Springs   [Map]Jacob City (FL)   [Map]Taylor   [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 start with 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 Lees Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Geneva County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bay County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Miller County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730176   (Name of Record: Lees Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Geneva
Lat: 31.0104584     Lon: -85.6327109   [Map]
Elev: 74         Map Name: Hartford

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Geneva County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 31.0105, Longitude: -85.6327     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lees Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Lees 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning 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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