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Morning Star Cemetery
(Hale 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 Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.8299°   (32° 49' 47")

Lon:   -87.5736°   (-87° 34' 24")

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  


  Greenleaf Cemetery
  Holley Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Havana Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Star of Bethlehem Cemetery
  New Haven Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Ramey Chapel Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Burrough Cemetery
  Long Cemetery
  Rhodes Chapel Cemetery
  Whitsitt - Perry Cemetery
  Burroughs Cemetery
  Pruitt Springs Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  St. Johns Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Mt. Herman Cemetery
  Chambers Cemetery
  Shelton Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 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 Hale County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burroughs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
China Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Five Mile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenleaf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Havana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pruitt Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ramey Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Redick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhodes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Star of Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waycross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitsitt - Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morning Star Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) 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 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Morning Star Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Moundville   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Newbern   [Map]
Brent   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Eutaw   [Map]Marion   [Map]Sprott   [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 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 Morning Star Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Shelby 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Hale County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Hale 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 #158576   (Name of Record: Morning Star Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.8298501     Lon: -87.5736171   [Map]
Elev: 96         Map Name: Ingram

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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: 32.8299, Longitude: -87.5736     [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 'point-to-point' distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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