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(Morgan County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Murphy 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Murphy Cemetery...

The Murphy Cemetery is located in Morgan County. The county seat for Morgan County is located in Decatur.

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

Lat:   34.6423°   (34° 38' 32")

Lon:   -87.1039°   (-87° 6' 14")

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

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


 

  Murphy Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Murphy Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Morgan County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Murphy Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Courtland   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Hartselle   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Moulton   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lauderdale County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Murphy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Barclay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Benford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Binford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Bridgeforth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Burt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Clardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Clardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Cottingham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Cramer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Dancy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Decatur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ennix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Fennell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Flower Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Foster - Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Grayson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Hacklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Lile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Locklayer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lucas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
McBride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Neville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Peck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Proctor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Rainwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Roselawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Shackelford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Stockton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Swoope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Murphy Cemetery
 
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Trotter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Murphy Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 
Wimbley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Murphy Cemetery

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 Murphy Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]North Courtland   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Flint City   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Garner   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton   [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 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 Murphy Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Morgan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall 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 Morgan County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Morgan 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 Murphy 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 Murphy Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123601   (Name of Record: Murphy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.6423135     Lon: -87.1039021   [Map]
Elev: 179         Map Name: Jones Crossroads

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.al.us/

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: 34.6423, Longitude: -87.1039     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Murphy Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Murphy 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 starting in . 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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