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Grizzard Cemetery
(Morgan County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Grizzard 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 Grizzard Cemetery...

The Grizzard 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 Grizzard Cemetery

Lat:   34.5265°   (34° 31' 35")

Lon:   -86.9992°   (-86° 59' 57")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Grizzard 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 Grizzard 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Grizzard Cemetery  


  Decatur Cemetery
  Raper Cemetery
  Sykes Cemetery
  Chapel Hill Cemetery
  Roselawn Memorial Gardens
  Rather Cemetery
  Dancy Cemetery
  Wise Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Oakview Memorial Gardens
  Adkins Cemetery
  Robinson Cemetery
  Blackwell Cemetery
  Napps Cemetery
  Stockton Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Burleson Cemetery
  Bishop Cemetery
  Stroup Cemetery
  Minor Hill Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Burning Tree Memorial Gardens
  Chestnut Grove Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Roberts Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Grizzard Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burning Tree Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dancy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Decatur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hartselle Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Minor Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Napps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakview Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Raper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rather Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roselawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rountree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stockton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Grizzard Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Grizzard Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]Flint City   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Lacon   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Tanner   [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 start with 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 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 Grizzard 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    
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    
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    
Wayne 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 Grizzard 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 Grizzard Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #119434   (Name of Record: Grizzard Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.5264825     Lon: -86.999176   [Map]
Elev: 189         Map Name: Decatur

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: 34.5265, Longitude: -86.9992     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Grizzard Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Grizzard 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 in . 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.

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