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The location of Mt. Moriah Cemetery









A visit to the Mount 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 Pike County.

The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy. Troy lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Lat:   31.9221°   (31° 55' 19")

Lon:   -86.0300°   (-86° 1' 48")

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 of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Belsor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beulah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Carroll Street Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

China Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Copeland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Dennis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Fannin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Montgomery County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Garner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Montgomery County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Greene Hills Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Griffin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Head Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Hills Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Montgomery County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Hinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Israel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Kelley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Kendrick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Livingston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

McNeil - Townsend Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]

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

Murphree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Orion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Montgomery County

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

Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Sanders Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Sims Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Springfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Stills Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bullock County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Tick Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Williams & Andrew Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Moriah 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]     McClure Town   [Map]    
Banks   [Map]     Meeksville   [Map]    
Brundidge   [Map]     Mossy Grove Village   [Map]    
Glenwood   [Map]     Needmore   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Orion   [Map]    
Grady   [Map]     Perote   [Map]    
Highland Home   [Map]     Petrey   [Map]    
Inverness   [Map]     Pine Level   [Map]    
Kent   [Map]     Ramer   [Map]    
Lapine   [Map]     Social Town   [Map]    
Luverne   [Map]     Troy   [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 Pike County.

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

Brundidge   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
 
Luverne   [Map]
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Mt. Moriah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
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Barbour County:     Cyndi's
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Bullock County:     Cyndi's
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Butler County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Coffee County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Coosa County:     Cyndi's
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Covington County:     Cyndi's
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Crenshaw County:     Cyndi's
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Dale County:     Cyndi's
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Elmore County:     Cyndi's
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Geneva County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
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Macon County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Tallapoosa County:     Cyndi's
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Wilcox County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Pike County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Pike 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 #163550   (Name of Record: Mount Moriah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.9220977     Lon: -86.0299544   [Map]
Elev: 150         Map Name: Ansley

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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: 31.9221, Longitude: -86.0300     [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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