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Morris - Williams Cemetery
(Harrison County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Morris - Williams Cemetery ...

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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 Morris - Williams Cemetery...

The Morris - Williams Cemetery is located in Harrison County. The county seat for Harrison County is located in Gulfport.

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

Lat:   30.4666°   (30° 27' 59")

Lon:   -88.9386°   (-88° 56' 18")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Morris - Williams 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 - Williams Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Biloxi   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Gautier   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Gulfport   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Long Beach   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Mississippi City   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Ocean Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Pass Christian   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Morris - Williams Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Bibleway Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Biloxi City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Biloxi Jewish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Biloxi National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Blackwell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Coalville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
D'Iberville Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Dink Lamey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
First Free Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Floral Hills Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Fountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Free Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Handsboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Krohn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Moran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Oaklawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Quave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
St. James Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Santa Cruz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Seymour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 - Located in Jackson County
 
Southern Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Stiglets Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Swetman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Walden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
White Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery
 
Woolmarket Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Morris - Williams Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Morris - Williams Cemetery.

Biloxi   [Map]Gulf Park Estates   [Map]Mississippi City   [Map]
Coalville   [Map]Gulfport   [Map]North Gulfport   [Map]
D'Iberville   [Map]Latimer   [Map]Ocean Springs   [Map]
Fountainebleau   [Map]Lorraine Community   [Map]Saint Martin   [Map]
Gulf Hills   [Map]Lyman   [Map]Wool Market   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 - Williams Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Harrison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Mobile County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Tammany Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pearl River County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Harrison County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Harrison County: www.co.harrison.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . 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 Morris - Williams Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4666, Longitude: -88.9386     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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