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The location of Mt. Moriah Cemetery









A visit to the Mt. Moriah Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Moriah 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery ...

The Mt. Moriah Cemetery is located in Marshall County. The county seat for Marshall County is located in Guntersville.

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

Lat:   34.4656°   (34° 27' 56")

Lon:   -86.1625°   (-86° 9' 44")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Dunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Free Home Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Haney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Henryville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Kennamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
King Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Kirby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Kirby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Langston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Martling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
McCamy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
McFarland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
McFarlane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Preston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Rainey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Roman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Rooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Thomason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Troup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Troup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Vaught Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Woosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Albertville   [Map]     Grove Oak   [Map]    
Chigger Hill   [Map]     Guntersville   [Map]    
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]     Lakeview   [Map]    
Columbus City   [Map]     Langston   [Map]    
Dodsonville   [Map]     Mill Village   [Map]    
Dry Cove   [Map]     New Hope   [Map]    
Ferns Quarter   [Map]     Rabbit Town   [Map]    
Floy   [Map]     Rock City   [Map]    
Fort Deposit   [Map]     Scottsboro   [Map]    
Fyffe   [Map]     Section   [Map]    
Geraldine   [Map]     Woodville   [Map]    
Grant   [Map]     Wyeth City   [Map]    
Gregory   [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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Marshall County.

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

Albertville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Columbus City   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Fyffe   [Map]
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Geraldine   [Map]
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Guntersville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Scottsboro   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah 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 websites either 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cherokee 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

 
Jackson 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

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chattooga County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dade County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Floyd County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Franklin County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lincoln County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Moore County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147484   (Name of Record: Mount Moriah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Marshall
Lat: 34.4656438     Lon: -86.1624801   [Map]
Elev: 240         Map Name: Columbus City

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4656, Longitude: -86.1625     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Moriah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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