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Macedonia Cemetery
(Morgan County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery...

The Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery

Lat:   34.3723°   (34° 22' 20")

Lon:   -86.7628°   (-86° 45' 46")

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


 

  Macedonia Cemetery  


  Shiloh Cemetery
  Turney Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Gum Springs Cemetery
  Cook Cemetery
  Waugh Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Brindley Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Garner Cemetery
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Garner Cemetery
  Eva Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Daniels Chapel Cemetery
  Blue Springs Cemetery
  Gum Pond Cemetery
  Key Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Negro Mountain Cemetery
  Hamby Chapel Cemetery
  Key Cemetery
  Enon Cemetery
  Lawrence Cove Cemetery
  Etha Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Macedonia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brindley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crosby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniels Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edmonson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Etha Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eva Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Falkville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gum Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gum Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hamby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawrence Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Negro Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Redoak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Somerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Location has been verified

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 Macedonia Cemetery.

Arab   [Map]Flint City   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Baileyton   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Hog Jaw   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hulaco   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Cullman   [Map]Joppa   [Map]Triana   [Map]
East Point   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Valhermoso Springs   [Map]
Eva   [Map]Lacon   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]
Fairview   [Map]Morgan City   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Pine Lake 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 visit 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 Macedonia 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    
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 Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #139521   (Name of Record: Macedonia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.3723172     Lon: -86.7627771   [Map]
Elev: 353         Map Name: Eva

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.3723, Longitude: -86.7628     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Macedonia Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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