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Liberty Cemetery
(Morgan County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Liberty 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 Liberty Cemetery...

The Liberty 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 Liberty Cemetery

Lat:   34.4029°   (34° 24' 10")

Lon:   -86.9703°   (-86° 58' 13")

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


 

  Liberty Cemetery  


  Roberts Cemetery
  Wilhite Cemetery
  Hartselle Memory Gardens
  Crosby Cemetery
  Reeves Cemetery
  McCroskey Cemetery
  O'Neal Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Orr Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Orr Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Stovall Cemetery
  Holmes Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Higdon Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Day - Speegle Cemetery
   Location verified
  Herrin Cemetery
  Bell Springs Cemetery
  Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Falkville City Cemetery
  East Battleground Cemetery
  Campground Cemetery
  Powells Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 60 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Liberty Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bell Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brindley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burning Tree Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crosby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Day - Speegle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Day - Speegle Cemetery (FAG ID #26387)

East Battleground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Falkville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grizzard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gum Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hartselle Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herrin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higdon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holmes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Minor Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Negro Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powells Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Puckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rountree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Slayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stovall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilhite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Liberty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Liberty Cemetery.

Bluff City   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Cullman   [Map]Lacon   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Valhermoso Springs   [Map]
Eva   [Map]Oakville   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Priceville   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Flint City   [Map]Russell Village   [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 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 - you should note 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 Liberty 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    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah 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 Liberty 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 Liberty Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121535   (Name of Record: Liberty Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.4028738     Lon: -86.9702853   [Map]
Elev: 188         Map Name: Hartselle

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: 34.4029, Longitude: -86.9703     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Liberty Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Liberty 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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