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Campground Cemetery
(Morgan County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Campground 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 Campground Cemetery...

The Campground Cemetery is located in Morgan County. The county seat for Morgan County is located in Decatur.

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

Lat:   34.3579°   (34° 21' 28")

Lon:   -87.0553°   (-87° 3' 19")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Campground 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 Campground 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Campground Cemetery  


  Johnson Chapel Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  O'Neal Cemetery
  Herrin Cemetery
  Stephenson Cemetery
  Simms Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery
  Barnes Cemetery
  Wilhite Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Penn Cemetery
  Stover Cemetery
  Cave Spring Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Freeman Cemetery
  Puckett Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Orr Cemetery
  Day - Speegle Cemetery
   Location verified
  Orr Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Stovall Cemetery
  East Battleground Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Campground Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arbor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Asherbraner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Day - Speegle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Day - Speegle Cemetery (FAG ID #26387)

East Battleground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herrin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kitchens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powells Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Puckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Speake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stephenson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stovall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilhite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Campground Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Campground Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Flint City   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Grayson   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Crane Hill   [Map]Houston   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Cullman   [Map]Lacon   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Logan   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Eva   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Wren   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Oakville   [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 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 Campground Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Morgan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #159310   (Name of Record: Campground Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.3578754     Lon: -87.0552881   [Map]
Elev: 199         Map Name: Massey

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Morgan County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.al.us/

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: 34.3579, Longitude: -87.0553     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Campground Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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