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The location of Avery Chapel Cemetery









A visit to the Avery Chapel Cemetery ...

The location of the Avery Chapel Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Avery Chapel Cemetery ...

The Avery Chapel Cemetery is located in DeSoto County. The county seat for DeSoto County is located in Hernando.

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

Lat:   34.9329°   (34° 55' 58")

Lon:   -89.9759°   (-89° 58' 33")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Avery Chapel Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Avery Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bakers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Blocker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9777<3>
 
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Clemonts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Enon Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery-South (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #215328
 
Jeremiah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Kelsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Knights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Nesbit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
New Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
New Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
New Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
New Park Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Number 9 Hall Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Oak Forest Memorial Gardens (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
St. Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Stateline Church of Christ (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2487558
 
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Avery Chapel Cemetery.

Amanca (AR)   [Map]     Ingrams Mill   [Map]    
Binghampton (TN)   [Map]     Lynchburg   [Map]    
Byhalia   [Map]     Memphis   [Map]    
Coldwater   [Map]     Memphis (TN)   [Map]    
Collierville (TN)   [Map]     Olive Branch   [Map]    
De Soto Village   [Map]     Parkway Village (TN)   [Map]    
Germantown (TN)   [Map]     Southaven   [Map]    
Hernando   [Map]     Southhaven   [Map]    
Horn Lake   [Map]     The Village (TN)   [Map]    
Horseshoe Lake (AR)   [Map]     Walls   [Map]    
Hunt Village (TN)   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Byhalia   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Collierville   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Germantown   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Hernando   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Memphis   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County (TN)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Mound City   [Map]
 - Located in Crittenden County (AR)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery
 
Olive Branch   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Avery Chapel Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Avery Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to DeSoto County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Crittenden County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cross County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mississippi County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Poinsett County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Francis County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Coahoma County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Quitman County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Tate County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Tunica County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Union County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Hancock County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hardeman County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Haywood County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lauderdale County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Shelby County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Tipton County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Avery 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 Avery Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #690216   (Name of Record: Avery Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: DeSoto
Lat: 34.9328724     Lon: -89.9759237   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Pleasant Hill

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for DeSoto County: www.desotoms.com/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Avery Chapel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9329, Longitude: -89.9759     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Avery Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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