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The location of Turney Cemetery









A visit to the Turney Cemetery ...

The location of the Turney 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 Turney Cemetery ...

The Turney 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 Turney Cemetery

Lat:   34.3648°   (34° 21' 53")

Lon:   -86.7956°   (-86° 47' 44")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Turney Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Brindley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Childers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Crosby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Daniels Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Etha Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Eva Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Falkville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Gum Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Hamby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Negro Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Waugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Turney Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Turney Cemetery.

Baileyton   [Map]     Lacey's Spring   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Lacon   [Map]    
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]     Morgan City   [Map]    
Cullman   [Map]     Pine Lake Village   [Map]    
Danville   [Map]     Priceville   [Map]    
East Point   [Map]     Slaughter Landing   [Map]    
Eva   [Map]     Somerville   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     South Vinemont   [Map]    
Falkville   [Map]     Swancott   [Map]    
Flint City   [Map]     Triana   [Map]    
Hartselle   [Map]     Valhermoso Springs   [Map]    
Hog Jaw   [Map]     Vinemont   [Map]    
Hulaco   [Map]     West Point   [Map]    
Joppa   [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 Turney 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 Turney Cemetery.

Cullman   [Map]
 - Located in Cullman County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Falkville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Turney Cemetery
 
Hartselle   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Turney Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we 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 Turney 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    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Colbert 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

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lauderdale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Limestone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Winston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Giles County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

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 Turney 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 Turney Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #128203   (Name of Record: Turney Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Morgan
Lat: 34.3648176     Lon: -86.7955562   [Map]
Elev: 266         Map Name: Eva

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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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Turney Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3648, Longitude: -86.7956     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Turney Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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