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Old Chapel Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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

The Old 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 Old Chapel Cemetery

Lat:   33.2248°   (33° 13' 29")

Lon:   -86.5180°   (-86° 31' 4")

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


 

  Old Chapel Cemetery  


  Kirkland Cemetery
  Rocky Ridge Cemetery
  Ray Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Wallace Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Bradford Cemetery
  Heaton Cemetery
  Caldwell Cemetery
  Kahatchee Cemetery
  Hubbard Cemetery
  Heaslet Cemetery
  Roper Cemetery
  Verchot Cemetery
  Florence Cemetery
  Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery
  Fourmile Cemetery
  Columbiana Cemetery
  Mose Davis Cemetery
  Crumpton Cemetery
  Foster Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Wilsonville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old Good Hope Cemetery
  Farr Cemetery
  Ft. Williams Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Old Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beaver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Columbiana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crumpton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ft. Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fourmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heaslet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kahatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mose Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poindexter - Vick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Verchot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wallace Cemetery (FAG ID #26916)

Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilsonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wilsonville Cemetery (FAG ID #27156)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Chapel Cemetery.

Aucheucaula   [Map]Gantts Quarry   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Sterrett   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Pelham   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [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 like to 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 - 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 Old 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:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Perry 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 Old 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 Old Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #169326   (Name of Record: Old Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.2248368     Lon: -86.5180369   [Map]
Elev: 131         Map Name: Columbiana

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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: 33.2248, Longitude: -86.5180     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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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