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The location of Berrys Chapel Cemetery









A visit to the Berrys Chapel Cemetery ...

The location of the Berrys 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 Berrys Chapel Cemetery ...

The Berrys Chapel Cemetery is located in Ellis County. The county seat for Ellis County is located in Waxahachie.

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

Lat:   32.2018°   (32° 12' 6")

Lon:   -97.0236°   (-97° 1' 24")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Auburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Barnesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Bee Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Blanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Blanton - Hooser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Brandon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hill County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2689<3>
 
Files Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hill County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Forreston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Grandview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Greathouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Odom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Old Brandon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hill County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5732
 
Ozro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Prairiedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hill County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Scofield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hill County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2230489
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hill County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]     Irene   [Map]    
Avalon   [Map]     Italy   [Map]    
Boz   [Map]     Itasca   [Map]    
Brandon   [Map]     Lovelace   [Map]    
Bynum   [Map]     Maypearl   [Map]    
Carl's Corner   [Map]     Mertens   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Milford   [Map]    
Forreston   [Map]     Nash   [Map]    
Frost   [Map]     Parker   [Map]    
Grandview   [Map]     Venus   [Map]    
Hillsboro   [Map]     Waxahachie   [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 Berrys Chapel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ellis County.

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

Alvarado   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Hillsboro   [Map]
 - Located in Hill County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Italy   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Itasca   [Map]
 - Located in Hill County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Maypearl   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Midlothian   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Milford   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Venus   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery
 
Waxahachie   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Berrys Chapel Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Berrys Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Ellis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bosque County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Freestone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hill County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hood County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kaufman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Limestone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McLennan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Navarro County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Parker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Somervell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tarrant County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Berrys 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 Berrys Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1330461   (Name of Record: Berrys Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ellis
Lat: 32.2018153     Lon: -97.0236131   [Map]
Elev: 217         Map Name: Files Valley

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The official website for Ellis County: www.co.ellis.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Berrys Chapel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2018, Longitude: -97.0236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Berrys 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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