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Morris Chapel Cemetery
(Lawrence County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Morris Chapel 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 Morris Chapel Cemetery...

The Morris Chapel Cemetery is located in Lawrence County. The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Moulton.

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

Lat:   34.5415°   (34° 32' 29")

Lon:   -87.1695°   (-87° 10' 10")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Morris Chapel 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 Chapel 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Morris Chapel Cemetery  


  Rainwater Cemetery
  Wade Cemetery
  Vaughan Cemetery
  Sivley Cemetery
  Kelly Cemetery
  Robinson Cemetery
  Penny Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Trotter Cemetery
  Dement Cemetery
  Fennell Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Morris Cemetery
  Moody Cemetery
  Clardy Cemetery
  Roberts Cemetery
  Fuller Cemetery
  Watson Cemetery
  Thrasher Cemetery
  Red Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Stockton Cemetery
  Hodges Cemetery
  Raper Cemetery
  Stover Cemetery
  Chapel Hill Cemetery
  Keys Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 74 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Morris Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Byars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ennix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fennell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grayson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hacklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jobe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Keys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kitchens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McBride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Minor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moulton Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Napps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Neville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Paff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rainwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Raper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Speake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stephenson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stockton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trotter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wimbley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Chapel Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Morris Chapel Cemetery.

Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Town Creek   [Map]
Flint City   [Map]Muck City   [Map]Trinity   [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 websites either 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 Morris Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lawrence 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    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan 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    
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    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123084   (Name of Record: Morris Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lawrence
Lat: 34.5414824     Lon: -87.1694604   [Map]
Elev: 224         Map Name: Caddo

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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: 34.5415, Longitude: -87.1695     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Morris Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Morris Chapel 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 that starts 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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