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(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Morris 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 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Morris Cemetery...

The Morris Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.7776°   (34° 46' 39")

Lon:   -86.9945°   (-86° 59' 40")

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

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


 

  Morris Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Morgan County
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Morris Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Limestone County.

Benford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Binford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Bridgeforth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Burrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Cambridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Fielding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Hughey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Isom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Lucas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Menefee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Nebo Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Cemetery
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Polly Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Proctor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Pryor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Roselawn Cemetery (FAG ID #25903)
 
Round Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Tanner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris Cemetery
 
West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Witty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Morris Cemetery
 
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Morris Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Morris Cemetery.

Ardmore   [Map]Decatur   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Madison   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Estep   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Garner   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Toney   [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 start with 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 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 Morris Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone 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    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       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    
Lewis 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    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore 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 Limestone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone 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 Morris 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 Morris Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #123080   (Name of Record: Morris Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.7775887     Lon: -86.9944528   [Map]
Elev: 221         Map Name: Athens

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.7776, Longitude: -86.9945     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Morris Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Morris 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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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<4>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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