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(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Wesley Chapel Cemetery ...

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

The Wesley Chapel Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.9990°   (33° 59' 56")

Lon:   -88.1978°   (-88° 11' 52")

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


 

  Wesley Chapel Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aberdeen   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Amory   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Cotton Gin Port - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Itawamba County (MS)
 
Guin   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Nettleton   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County (MS)
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Ballard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Blaylock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Crenshaw Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Crump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Friendship North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Gilliland Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Hathcock Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Henson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Holligan & Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Lann Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Old Thompson - Centrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Pickle Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Pickle Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Pleasant Site Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Riggan Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Riggans Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Smith Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)
 
Spruiell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Thompson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County (MS)

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 Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

Amory (MS)   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]Oakland (MS)   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Tremont (MS)   [Map]
Cotton Gin Port (MS)   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Weston   [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 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 - 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 Wesley Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw 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    
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    
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158481   (Name of Record: Wesley Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.9989949     Lon: -88.197815   [Map]
Elev: 148         Map Name: Sulligent

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Lamar County

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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: 33.9990, Longitude: -88.1978     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wesley Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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