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(Morgan County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Meyer 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 Meyer Cemetery...

The Meyer 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 Meyer Cemetery

Lat:   34.5281°   (34° 31' 41")

Lon:   -86.8042°   (-86° 48' 15")

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


 

  Meyer Cemetery  


  Blackwell - Collier Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Ashford Cemetery
  Center Springs Cemetery
  Hunley Cemetery
  Rountree Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Burning Tree Memorial Gardens
  Collier Cemetery
  Shoal Creek Cemetery
  Ratliff Cemetery
  Leemon Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Houston Cemetery
  Sand Hill Cemetery
  Slayton Cemetery
  Winton Cemetery
  New Center Cemetery
  Wright Cemetery
  New Center Cemetery
  Breeding Cemetery
  Campbell Cemetery
  Breeding Cemetery
  Somerville Cemetery
  Reed Cemetery
  Nelson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 70 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Meyer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ballinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Batts - Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwell - Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Breeding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Breeding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brindley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burning Tree Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chunns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Draper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Draper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Draper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edmonson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grantland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gum Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hunley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leemon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Triana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peebles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ragland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ratliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Redoak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rountree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Slayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Somerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Triana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valermosos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valhermoso Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Meyer Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - 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 Meyer Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]Garner   [Map]Morgan City   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Eva   [Map]Lacon   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Madison   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Flint City   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Triana   [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 begin with 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 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 Meyer 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    
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    
Franklin County (TN):       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    
Moore 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 Meyer 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 Meyer Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #139528   (Name of Record: Meyer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.5281484     Lon: -86.8041678   [Map]
Elev: 193         Map Name: Mason Ridge

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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: 34.5281, Longitude: -86.8042     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Meyer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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