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The location of Draper Cemetery









A visit to the Draper Cemetery ...

The location of the Draper 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.

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The Location of the Draper Cemetery ...

The Draper Cemetery is located in Morgan County.

The county seat for Morgan County is located in Decatur. Decatur lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Draper Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   34.5415°   (34° 32' 29")

Lon:   -86.6906°   (-86° 41' 26")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 62 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Draper Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Draper Cemetery

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Draper Cemetery

Ballinger Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Draper Cemetery

Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Batts - Ward Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Breeding Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Draper Cemetery

Breeding Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Center Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Draper Cemetery

Chunns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Draper Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Draper Cemetery

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Draper Cemetery

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dickson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Draper Cemetery

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Edmonson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Draper Cemetery

Gowan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Grantland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Draper Cemetery

Groves Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Draper Cemetery

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Draper Cemetery

Horton - Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Draper Cemetery

Hough Cemetery   [Map]

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

Houston Cemetery   [Map]

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

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Draper Cemetery

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Kolb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kyle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Draper Cemetery

Lacey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Laceys Spring Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Leemon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lyle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Draper Cemetery

Lynch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Draper Cemetery

Meyer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Draper Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Draper Cemetery

New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Triana Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Penland - Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Draper Cemetery

Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Redoak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Draper Cemetery

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rowe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Draper Cemetery

Saints Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simpson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Draper Cemetery

Simpson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Draper Cemetery

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Draper Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Draper Cemetery

Timmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Draper Cemetery

Triana Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

Troup Cemetery   [Map]

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

Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Draper Cemetery

Valermosos Cemetery   [Map]

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

Valhermoso Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Draper Cemetery

West Point Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Draper Cemetery

Winton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Woodward Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Madison County

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Draper Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]     Lincoln   [Map]    
Big Cove   [Map]     Madison   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Mooresville   [Map]    
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]     Morgan City   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     New Hope   [Map]    
English Village   [Map]     Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]    
Eva   [Map]     Pine Lake Village   [Map]    
Falkville   [Map]     Priceville   [Map]    
Flint City   [Map]     Rideout Village   [Map]    
Greenwycke Village   [Map]     Slaughter Landing   [Map]    
Hartselle   [Map]     Somerville   [Map]    
Hog Jaw   [Map]     Swancott   [Map]    
Hulaco   [Map]     Triana   [Map]    
Huntsville   [Map]     Union Grove   [Map]    
Lacey's Spring   [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 Draper 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 Draper Cemetery.

Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Draper Cemetery
 
Falkville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Draper Cemetery
 
Hartselle   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Draper Cemetery
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Draper Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Draper Cemetery

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 and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Draper 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    

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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 Draper 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 Draper Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #117465   (Name of Record: Draper Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.5414811     Lon: -86.690552   [Map]
Elev: 198         Map Name: Triana

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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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Draper Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5415, Longitude: -86.6906     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Draper Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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