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Morning Star Cemetery
(Coffee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Morning Star 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 Morning Star Cemetery...

The Morning Star Cemetery is located in Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.2932°   (31° 17' 35")

Lon:   -85.9313°   (-85° 55' 52")

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


 

  Morning Star Cemetery  


  McGee Cemetery
  Keyton Cemetery
  New Brockton City Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery
  Kelly Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Calvary Cemetery
  Asbury Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Little Elam Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Moore Cemetery
  Damascus Cemetery
  Consolation Cemetery
  Enterprise City Cemetery
  Cool Springs Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Haney Cemetery
  Mt. Gilled Cemetery
  Marvin Chapel Cemetery
  Goodman Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Morning Star Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Consolation Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Damascus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enterprise City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keyton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Elam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilled Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Brockton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Morning Star Cemetery.

Battens Crossroads   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Geneva   [Map]
Bellwood   [Map]County Line   [Map]Holiday Village   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Kinston   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Elba   [Map]Level Plains   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Coffee Springs   [Map]Fort Rucker   [Map]Samson   [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 like to start with 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 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 Morning Star Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157722   (Name of Record: Morning Star Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.2932262     Lon: -85.9313289   [Map]
Elev: 103         Map Name: Goodman

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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: 31.2932, Longitude: -85.9313     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Morning Star Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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