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The location of Blackwell Cemetery









A visit to the Blackwell Cemetery ...

The location of the Blackwell 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 Blackwell Cemetery ...

The Blackwell 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 Blackwell Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Blackwell Cemetery

Lat:   34.5654°   (34° 33' 55")

Lon:   -86.9672°   (-86° 58' 1")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 56 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Blackwell 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 Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Bell - Nebo Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2245194<3>

Bibb Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

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

Bishop Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burning Tree Memorial Gardens   [Map]

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

Center Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22054

Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Crow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Crow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Dancy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Decatur Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22485

Fennell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22781

Gamble Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Garrett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Grayson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grizzard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Gunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Hartselle Memory Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Hunley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23600

Lucas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Macklin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Minor Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Mosley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Napps Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Nebo Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neville Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2318995

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Oakview Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Peebles Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Pryor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Raper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Rather Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Ratliff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Roselawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Rountree Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Stockton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stroup Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Sykes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thach Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Thatch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2483946

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Wimbley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Wise Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Woodsides Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

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

Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blackwell Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]     Mooresville   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Moulton Heights   [Map]    
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]     Oakville   [Map]    
Danville   [Map]     Orrville   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Priceville   [Map]    
Falkville   [Map]     Russell Village   [Map]    
Flint City   [Map]     Somerville   [Map]    
Garner   [Map]     Swancott   [Map]    
Harris Station   [Map]     Tanner   [Map]    
Hartselle   [Map]     Triana   [Map]    
Hillsboro   [Map]     Trinity   [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 Blackwell 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 Blackwell Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in Limestone County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Blackwell Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackwell Cemetery
 
Falkville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blackwell Cemetery
 
Hartselle   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Blackwell Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackwell Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Blackwell 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
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Colbert County:     Cyndi's
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Cullman County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson 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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Family
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Genealogy
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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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Walker County:     Cyndi's
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Winston 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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Lawrence County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Marshall County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Wayne 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Blackwell 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 Blackwell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #114457   (Name of Record: Blackwell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.5653706     Lon: -86.9672301   [Map]
Elev: 174         Map Name: Decatur

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Morgan County

About Alabama

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.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Blackwell Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5654, Longitude: -86.9672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blackwell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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.

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<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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