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Morgan Cemetery
(Greene County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Morgan 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 Morgan Cemetery...

The Morgan Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Eutaw.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Morgan Cemetery

Lat:   32.8726°   (32° 52' 21")

Lon:   -88.0856°   (-88° 5' 8")

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


 

  Morgan Cemetery  


  Mobley Cemetery
  St. Johns Cemetery
  Hutton Cemetery
  Speed Quarters Cemetery
  Coleman Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Pippen Lawn Cemetery
  Craig Cemetery
  Pippen Place Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Gotes Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Crawford Cemetery
  New Light Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Alexander Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Cooks Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Odd Fellows Cemetery
  Spencer Cemetery
  Old Cemetery
  Demount Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Morgan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boatright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brickyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Demount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gotes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hogley Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mobley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Light Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Odd Fellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pippen Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Speed Quarters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morgan 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Morgan Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Aliceville   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Geiger   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Livingston   [Map]Scooba (MS)   [Map]
Emelle   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Union   [Map]
Epes   [Map]Memphis   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Eutaw   [Map]Moore Town   [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 - 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 Morgan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Greene County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Greene 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 Morgan 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 Morgan Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123039   (Name of Record: Morgan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 32.8726292     Lon: -88.0855777   [Map]
Elev: 71         Map Name: Boligee

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Greene County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.8726, Longitude: -88.0856     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Morgan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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