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Rountree Cemetery
(Morgan County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Rountree 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 Rountree Cemetery...

The Rountree 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 Rountree Cemetery

Lat:   34.5023°   (34° 30' 8")

Lon:   -86.8958°   (-86° 53' 44")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Rountree 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 Rountree 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Rountree Cemetery  


  Blackwell Cemetery
  Bishop Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Wright Cemetery
  Crow Cemetery
  Minor Hill Cemetery
  Rather Cemetery
  Price Cemetery
  Wise Cemetery
  Slayton Cemetery
  Oakview Memorial Gardens
  New Center Cemetery
  Ratliff Cemetery
  New Center Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Campbell Cemetery
  Sand Hill Cemetery
  Somerville Cemetery
  Kolb Cemetery
  Hartselle Memory Gardens
  Meyer Cemetery
  Reeves Cemetery
  Troup Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Mt. Tabor Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Rountree Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brindley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grizzard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gum Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hartselle Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hunley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kolb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leemon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Minor Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakview Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rather Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ratliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Slayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Somerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Troup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Waugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rountree Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Rountree Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]Flint City   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Bluff City   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Somerville   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Lacon   [Map]Swancott   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Triana   [Map]
Eva   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Orrville   [Map]Valhermoso Springs   [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 first turn to 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 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 Rountree Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Morgan 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    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah 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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby 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    
Franklin County (TN):       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    

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 Rountree 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 Rountree Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125989   (Name of Record: Rountree Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.5023157     Lon: -86.8958383   [Map]
Elev: 192         Map Name: Decatur

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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: 34.5023, Longitude: -86.8958     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rountree Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rountree 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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