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(Giles County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Lewter Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Lewter 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 upon 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 Lewter Cemetery...

The Lewter Cemetery is located in Giles County. The county seat for Giles County is located in Pulaski.

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

Lat:   35.0179°   (35° 1' 4")

Lon:   -86.8406°   (-86° 50' 26")

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

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


 

  Lewter Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Lewter Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Giles County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Pulaski   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewter Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 60 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lewter Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Abernathy Cemetery (FAG ID #8472)
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Bailes Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Bledsoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Boswell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Bridgforth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Bruce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Corpier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Croney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Cylone Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Daly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Delap - Clemant Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Dunnavant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Eagin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Elkton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Elkton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Elliot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Ewing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Ezell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Gatlin Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Hasting Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Hodges Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Hopwood Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Jones Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Maddox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Major Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Merrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Moore Chapel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County (AL)
 
Motes Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Neely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
New Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Pettusville Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Polar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Roper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Scrouge Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Spence Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Sulser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Sylone Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sylone Cemetery (FAG ID #22401)
 
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Lewter Cemetery
 
Tillery Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Limestone County (AL)
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Lewter Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lewter Cemetery.

Ardmore   [Map]Dickson Town   [Map]Hazel Green (AL)   [Map]
Ardmore (AL)   [Map]Elkmont Springs   [Map]Park City Heights   [Map]
Aymett Town   [Map]Elkmont (AL)   [Map]Park City   [Map]
Boonshill   [Map]Elkton   [Map]Pearl City   [Map]
Caro (AL)   [Map]Estaville (AL)   [Map]Pulaski   [Map]
Clifton (AL)   [Map]Green Field   [Map]Toney (AL)   [Map]
Dellrose   [Map]Harvest (AL)   [Map]Wheelerton   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Lewter Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Giles County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marshall County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rutherford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

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 Tennessee

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Lewter 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 Lewter Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1291097   (Name of Record: Lewter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Giles
Lat: 35.017862     Lon: -86.8405581   [Map]
Elev: 287         Map Name: Dellrose

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty-tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.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: 35.0179, Longitude: -86.8406     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lewter Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<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.

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

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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