;
  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Raper Cemetery
(Morgan County, Alabama)


Cemetery
Profile
Local
Newspapers
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  AL
Communities

Profile for the Raper Cemetery ...

Click for Interactive Map

Our GPS coordinates for the Raper 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 Raper Cemetery...

The Raper Cemetery is located in Morgan County. The county seat for Morgan County is located in Decatur.

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

Lat:   34.5379°   (34° 32' 16")

Lon:   -87.0945°   (-87° 5' 40")

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

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


 

  Raper Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Raper 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 Raper Cemetery.

Courtland   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Falkville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Hartselle   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Moulton   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Raper Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Burleson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Clardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Crow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Dancy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Decatur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Dement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Fennell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Grayson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Grizzard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Gunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Jobe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Johnson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Keys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Lile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Minor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Minor Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Morris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Mosley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Napps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Neville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Oakview Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Raper Cemetery
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Rather Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Roselawn Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Sivley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Stephenson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Stockton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Stroup Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Sykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Trotter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Raper Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Wimbley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Raper Cemetery
 
Wise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Raper 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 Raper Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]Hartselle   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Chalybeate Springs   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Priceville   [Map]
Courtland   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]Tanner   [Map]
Decatur   [Map]Moulton   [Map]Trinity   [Map]
Falkville   [Map]Muck City   [Map]Wren   [Map]
Flint City   [Map]North Courtland   [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 begin 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 Raper Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Morgan 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    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       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    
Lincoln 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 Morgan County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     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 Raper 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 Raper Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125438   (Name of Record: Raper Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.5378713     Lon: -87.0944575   [Map]
Elev: 226         Map Name: Trinity

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages 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: 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: 34.5379, Longitude: -87.0945     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Raper Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Raper Cemetery should not be considered precise.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Cemetery
Profile
Local
Newspapers
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2017
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2017
By John Hall