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Morris Hill Cemetery
(Colbert County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Morris Hill 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 the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Morris Hill Cemetery...

The Morris Hill Cemetery is located in Colbert County. The county seat for Colbert County is located in Tuscumbia.

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

Lat:   34.7573°   (34° 45' 26")

Lon:   -88.0878°   (-88° 5' 16")

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


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Morris Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alsobrook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Athens City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Carter Branch Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Carytown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Davis Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Douthit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Finley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Gover Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Hodge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Mt. Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Joy Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
New Prospect Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Nunley Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Nunley Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Oak Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Richard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Rutland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Shady Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 
Snowdown Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Snowdown Cemetery (FAG ID #62902)
 
Spring Hill Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Toenail Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Tishomingo County (MS)
 
Twitty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Hill Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Morris Hill Cemetery.

Belmont (MS)   [Map]Crows Camp   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]Denton   [Map]Iuka (MS)   [Map]
Caryton   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]Paden (MS)   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]
Chickasaw   [Map]Good Springs   [Map]Waterloo   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Morris Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Colbert County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pontotoc County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chester County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardeman County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123085   (Name of Record: Morris Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Colbert
Lat: 34.7573126     Lon: -88.0878173   [Map]
Elev: 154         Map Name: Margerum

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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: 34.7573, Longitude: -88.0878     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Morris Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Morris Hill 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 drawn 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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