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Johnson Cemetery
(Morgan County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Johnson 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 Johnson Cemetery...

The Johnson 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 Johnson Cemetery

Lat:   34.3779°   (34° 22' 40")

Lon:   -87.0972°   (-87° 5' 49")

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


 

  Johnson Cemetery  


  Lindsey Cemetery
  Orr Cemetery
  O'Neal Cemetery
  Miller Cemetery
  Gibson Cemetery
  Orr Cemetery
  Kitchens Cemetery
  Stovall Cemetery
  Stephenson Cemetery
  Arbor Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Herrin Cemetery
  Speake Cemetery
  Simms Cemetery
  Barnes Cemetery
  Campground Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Asherbraner Cemetery
  Stover Cemetery
  Penn Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Center Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Cave Spring Cemetery
  Puckett Cemetery
  Freeman Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Johnson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arbor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Asherbraner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Day - Speegle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Day - Speegle Cemetery (FAG ID #26387)

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Johnson Cemetery.

Addison   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Houston   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Lacon   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Logan   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Flint City   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]
Grayson   [Map]Muck City   [Map]West Point   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Johnson 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    
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 Johnson 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 Johnson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #159863   (Name of Record: Johnson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.3778752     Lon: -87.0972342   [Map]
Elev: 204         Map Name: Danville

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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: 34.3779, Longitude: -87.0972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Johnson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Johnson 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' distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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