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Mount Moriah Cemetery
(Blount County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Moriah 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery...

The Mt. Moriah Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Oneonta.

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

Lat:   34.0637°   (34° 3' 49")

Lon:   -86.4283°   (-86° 25' 41")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mt. Moriah 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 Mt. Moriah 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.


 

  Mt. Moriah Cemetery  


  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Brooksville Cemetery
   Location verified
  Ellison Cemetery
  Blue Ridge Cemetery
  Blackwood - Cornelius Cemetery
  Sivley Cemetery
  Painter Cemetery
  Dickson Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Alldredge Cemetery
  Mt. Joy Cemetery
  Gunter Cemetery
  Bynum Cemetery
  Gibbs Chapel Cemetery
  Blackwood Cemetery
  Lamb Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Altoona Cemetery
  Graves Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Bird Cemetery
  Daileys Chapel Cemetery
  Hood Cemetery
  Valley View Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Alldredge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Altoona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Altoona - Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwood - Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Brooksville Cemetery (FAG ID #590261)

Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daileys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ellison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibbs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moodys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Painter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Allgood   [Map]Clear Springs   [Map]Horton   [Map]
Altoona   [Map]Cleveland   [Map]Nectar   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Craig   [Map]Oneonta   [Map]
Big Spring   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Rosa   [Map]
Bird   [Map]Fowler   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Blountsville   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Summit   [Map]
Bowen   [Map]Highland Lake   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Holly Pond   [Map]Walnut Grove   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Hoods Crossroads   [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 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123248   (Name of Record: Mount Moriah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 34.063708     Lon: -86.4283186   [Map]
Elev: 274         Map Name: Clarence

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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: 34.0637, Longitude: -86.4283     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Moriah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Moriah 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 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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