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Morris Cemetery
(Marshall County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Morris Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, 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 Morris Cemetery...

The Morris Cemetery is located in Marshall County. The county seat for Marshall County is located in Guntersville.

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

Lat:   34.4743°   (34° 28' 27")

Lon:   -86.4378°   (-86° 26' 16")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Morris Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Morris Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Beech Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Bloomfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Boggess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Bush Cemetery (FAG ID #21894)
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Click Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Cloud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Cochrane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Cooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Hayden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Hines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Honey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Honeycomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Mayo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Nearen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Panquin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Polly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Rescue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Short Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Winton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County

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 Morris Cemetery.

Arab   [Map]Gregory   [Map]Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
Big Cove   [Map]Guntersville   [Map]Paint Rock   [Map]
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]Hog Jaw   [Map]Pine Lake Village   [Map]
Columbus City   [Map]Hulaco   [Map]Scant City   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Joppa   [Map]Union Grove   [Map]
Ferns Quarter   [Map]Lacey's Spring   [Map]Valhermoso Springs   [Map]
Fort Deposit   [Map]Mill Village   [Map]Woodville   [Map]
Friendship   [Map]Morgan City   [Map]Wyeth City   [Map]
Grant   [Map]New Hope   [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 websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Morris Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123077   (Name of Record: Morris Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marshall
Lat: 34.4742574     Lon: -86.4377648   [Map]
Elev: 323         Map Name: Guntersville Dam

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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: 34.4743, Longitude: -86.4378     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Morris Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Morris 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 starting 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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