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(Pickens County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Union Chapel Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Union 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 on 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 Union Chapel Cemetery...

The Union Chapel Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.4701°   (33° 28' 12")

Lon:   -88.2548°   (-88° 15' 17")

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


 

  Union Chapel Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Brooksville   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 
Gordo   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Pickensville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Reform   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Union Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Andrews Chapel Church Yard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Baptist Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Brookshire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Brown Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Carden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Eatman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Ethelsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Greenlawn Memorial Park (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Old El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Parks Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Sandfield Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Stallin Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 
Strawbridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Chapel Cemetery
 
Zion Possum Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Chapel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Union Chapel Cemetery.

Artesia (MS)   [Map]Ethelsville   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Gordo   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Bent Oak (MS)   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]McShan   [Map]Vinton (MS)   [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 - 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 Union Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158621   (Name of Record: Union Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.4701179     Lon: -88.2547567   [Map]
Elev: 116         Map Name: New Hope

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Pickens 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: 33.4701, Longitude: -88.2548     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Union Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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