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Old Good Hope Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Good Hope 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 Good Hope Cemetery...

The Old Good Hope 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 Good Hope Cemetery

Lat:   33.1432°   (33° 8' 35")

Lon:   -86.5655°   (-86° 33' 55")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Good Hope 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 Good Hope 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Old Good Hope Cemetery  


  Foster Cemetery
  Beaver Creek Cemetery
  Farr Cemetery
  Ft. Williams Cemetery
  Rocky Ridge Cemetery
  Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Leach Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Dover Cemetery
  Old Chapel Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Heaton Cemetery
  Old Shelby Cemetery
  Heaslet Cemetery
  Talladega Springs Cemetery
  Blackmon Cemetery
  Gardens of Rest
  Verchot Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery
  Brasher Cemetery
  Columbiana Cemetery
  Brasher Cemetery
  Crumpton Cemetery
  Blue Springs Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Old Good Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Columbiana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crumpton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ft. Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gardens of Rest   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heaslet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shelby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Talladega Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Verchot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Good Hope 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 Old Good Hope Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]Gantts Quarry   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]
Aucheucaula   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Jemison   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Maylene   [Map]Siluria   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Montevallo   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Weogufka   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Pelham   [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 helpful 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 Old Good Hope 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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
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 Good Hope 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 Good Hope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146629   (Name of Record: Old Good Hope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.1431728     Lon: -86.5655376   [Map]
Elev: 142         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: 33.1432, Longitude: -86.5655     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Good Hope Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Good Hope 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 from . 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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