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The location of Bishop Cemetery









A visit to the Bishop Cemetery ...

The location of the Bishop Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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 six sections:

The Location of the Bishop Cemetery ...

The Bishop Cemetery is located in Morgan County.

The county seat for Morgan County is located in Decatur. Decatur lies just to the north northwest of the Bishop Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Bishop Cemetery

Lat:   34.5234°   (34° 31' 24")

Lon:   -86.9245°   (-86° 55' 28")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Bishop Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Bishop Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]     Moulton Heights   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Oakville   [Map]    
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]     Orrville   [Map]    
Danville   [Map]     Priceville   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Russell Village   [Map]    
Falkville   [Map]     Slaughter Landing   [Map]    
Flint City   [Map]     Somerville   [Map]    
Garner   [Map]     Swancott   [Map]    
Harris Station   [Map]     Tanner   [Map]    
Hartselle   [Map]     Triana   [Map]    
Lacon   [Map]     Trinity   [Map]    
Mooresville   [Map]     Valhermoso Springs   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Bishop 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 Bishop Cemetery.

Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bishop Cemetery
 
Falkville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Bishop Cemetery
 
Hartselle   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bishop Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 Bishop Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Morgan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Colbert County:     Cyndi's
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Trails

 
Cullman County:     Cyndi's
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DeKalb County:     Cyndi's
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Etowah County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Lauderdale County:     Cyndi's
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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Limestone County:     Cyndi's
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Shelby County:     Cyndi's
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Walker County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Giles County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bishop Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Burning Tree Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Center Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22054<3>

Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Crow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Bishop Cemetery

Crow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Dancy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Decatur Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22485

Grizzard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Bishop Cemetery

Hartselle Memory Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Bishop Cemetery

Hunley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23600

Kolb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Bishop Cemetery

Meyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Bishop Cemetery

Minor Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Napps Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Bishop Cemetery

New Center Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bishop Cemetery

New Center Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bishop Cemetery

New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2401372

Oakview Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Peebles Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Bishop Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Rather Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Ratliff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Reeves Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Roselawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Rountree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Slayton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Somerville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Stroup Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Sykes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Thach Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Thatch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Bishop Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2483946

Troup Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Bishop Cemetery

Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bishop Cemetery

Wise Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bishop Cemetery

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Bishop Cemetery

Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Bishop Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Bishop 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 Bishop Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #114379   (Name of Record: Bishop Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.5234267     Lon: -86.9244506   [Map]
Elev: 196         Map Name: Decatur

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Morgan County

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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: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bishop Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5234, Longitude: -86.9245     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bishop Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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